A dropout, without an official certificate, Jalal found out he could not find a job, even though
he had experience working as an electrician. While taking Tools for Success, he registered to go back to technical school...
Education lays the foundation and Livelihood through Training builds on this foundation by adding new skills, Internships / Apprenticeships reinforces what has been learned, and Job Placement is the result of this process. Reaching not only the participants, but also the communities they live in, is key to making an impact that goes beyond teaching the foundation and skills needed to find a job. As the employability of individuals increases, families will become more financially secure, students will receive quality instruction, and the community will benefit.
Through its Humanitarian Assistance program, CG Fund is making in-kind donations (solar energy installation and equipping community computer centers) to support schools and organizations so that they may continue to make an impact in their communities. Past donations have also addressed other urgent needs.
"Thank you so much for your continued support for SHiFT and the beneficiaries. The computer lab will support us to maximize the impact specially with those tough times.”
Amal Al AkoumiProgram Manager / Business Manager of SHiFT
“I hope that we can take you on
a school visit next time you are in Lebanon so you can witness first
hand how your contribution is making a difference to the students
lives, we all need a great teacher in our life and our Fellows are
doing their best every day to help students reach their full
Salyne El SamaranyExecutive Director of Teach For Lebanon
CG Fund programs prepare women and youth to find jobs to support themselves and their families. The founders of GC Fund are volunteers who personally have visited the programs they directly fund.
Margrel McCullough donor
“The assistance you provided helped us expand our mission of having an equipped Computer Lab to support youth in those vulnerable communities.”
Rabih OmarExecutive director SHiFT - Social Innovation Hub
GC Fund works with several NGOs to help women and children in Lebanon to find gainful employment. It is self-funded so that all donations go directly to the programs served. Donors can specify which organization they wish to help and know the money will be used accordingly.