Today’s Solutions: May 28, 2024

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Lebanese designers repair damaged goods in Beirut explosion for free

A pair of designers in Lebanon have transformed their showroom into a community center where people can bring in home furnishings damaged in last month’s Beirut explosion to be repaired. The designers, Hoda Baroudi and Maria Hibri, are the founders of the Lebanese brand Bokja, a design studio Read More...

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Beirut explosion: 4 things you can do to help the people of Lebanon

At the Optimist Daily, we believe there is always something we can do to help those in need—even if those who need help most are across the world. If you weren’t already aware, the Lebanese capital of Beirut was devastated by a massive explosion that occurred in the city’s port warehouse Read More...

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This chatbot helps refugees navigate the legal path to resettlement

For a Syrian refugee in Lebanon who is trying to navigate the legal path to resettlement, it can be difficult to find answers—and overstretched humanitarian organizations can take as long as three months to respond to an email when the demand for help is highest. A new chatbot called Mona, Read More...

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This program is helping skilled refugees in Jordan and Lebanon find jobs abroad

Many refugees in Lebanon are skilled professionals in one field or the other, and yet, they still have to rely on humanitarian aid. An international organization by the name of Talent Beyond Boundaries thinks that’s crazy (we do too), which is why they created a platform that connects refugees Read More...