Lebanon has the highest per capita population of refugees in the world, which continues to put an enormous strain on social services, infrastructure and employment. While active conflict in Syria has decreased, there is pressure on displaced Syrians to return home, though many are not yet able to safely and voluntarily do so.
More than half of the population identify as Muslim.
In 2020, Lebanon acquired the fourth-highest inflation rate in the world at 84.8 percent.
More than half of the populationlives below the international poverty line.
There are an estimated 1.5 million registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
OUR PROJECTS IN LEBANON
Supporting disadvantaged youth and children
Building academic programs and empowering young leaders through Christian camp for children, tutoring support, and resources.
Provide Relief and Development
Needs of Lebanon’s vulnerable communities are responded to by distributing relief supplies, providing education to refugees, and resources for essential medical establishments.
Train Christian Leaders
Students are empowered to effectively serve in their cultural context by receiving resourced Arabic biblical study materials and experiencing inter-faith dialogue.
Relief & Development, children at risk, leadership training and formation, through LSESD, the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS), alumni of ABTS currently working in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.