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Children & Young People · 2:16

2017 Winners Film: MENA – Farah Ramadan

  • By Farah  Ramadan · Lebanon, MENA

At the age of 12, Farah Ramadan was inspired to become involved in charity work, and for the last three years she has volunteered with children’s charity Ciel. Her outstanding work was recognized by judges last year and she was selected as our 1st place Regional Winner for Middle East North Africa.
Ciel is a not for profit charity that helps support the development of children and young people with special needs or learning disabilities. Farah recognized the importance of the charity’s work in her home country, Lebanon, as well as the lack of government support provided for the sector. Her wish is to develop the children supported by Ciel to lead happy and independent lives, and to raise awareness of the sector more broadly. Farah told us her story when we visited her in Lebanon in 2017…