COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale is an humanitarian, non confessional and independent organization that fights against all kinds of poverty to make the world a better place. Founded in 1965 by Vincenzo Barbieri (Italian "father" of international volunteering), COOPI is based in Milan and it has 24 headquarters in the South of the World. It works to assist populations struck by emergencies (disasters and conflicts) and to facilitate their civil, economic and social development.
UTOPIA is a non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to abolishing all types of social discrepancies through specialized projects and programs that rely on voluntary work, in hopes of acquiring social justice among people within the same society regardless of their political or religious beliefs.
UTOPIA’s purpose is to inspire a culture of civic awareness and equal citizenship in the Lebanese society and in Tripoli in particular to make the change we aim at achieving.
Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation with its Head Office in Dublin, Ireland, and is dedicated to working with the world’s poorest people to transform their lives. Concern works in partnership with some of the world’s most vulnerable communities to tackle poverty and suffering. Concern is working in 26 countries most of which are in Africa. In 2012, Concern Worldwide’s total income was €147.3 million of which €41.8 was donated by the general public.
Akkar Network for Development-AND, registered as a Lebanese Non Governmental Organization, envisions itself as an expression of a unified vision of the region, and a common perspective of the civil society's role as an agent of change in Akkar. AND aims to look into the region's needs and work with civil society, local authorities and Akkar community at large, not only to implement projects, but to ensure the creation of a development policy for Akkar.
LCAC is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization established in 2006 in Tripoli. We envision a dynamic society of empowered citizens who are asserting their rights and shouldering their social responsibilities. Our mission is to kindle and nurture active citizenship among the youth of Tripoli and North Lebanon, a region classified by UNDP as the poorest and most underdeveloped in Lebanon.