BALADI CAP – Communities of Practice

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May 16 2015 –
Hotel Padova, Sin El Fil.

BALADI CAP conducted its third Community of Practice was organized on Messaging and positioning for CSOs. The workshop was held on May 16, 2015 at Padova Hotel in Sin El Fil and attended by representatives of partner organizations.

Participants shared their achievements in the media further to the Communications and Social Media training. Then they talked about the challenges they have faced. The benefit was visible and measured by all attendees, some of them were more advanced than others were due to experience, time and staff.
Report on Communication and Social Media-Messaging and positioning –  The Event on Facebook 

B-CAP Volunteer Mgmnt pic - CPCommunity of Practice on Volunteer Management for CSOs
September 20 2014 – Hotel Padova, Sin El Fil.

BALADI CAP conducted its second Community of Practice on “Volunteer Management for CSOs” on September 20th, 2014 at Padova Hotel, Sin el-Fil. The event was attended by 22 individuals from 10 BALADI CAP CSO partners.

Les Scouts du Liban, Caritas and Red cross presented their individual expereiences in Volunteer Management (each hosts more tan 2000 volunteers). Each of the panelists (from the above-mentioned CSOs) presented on Needs Assessment, Volunteer Management, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Management, Success Stories, Challenges and Way Forward.

Each of the BALADI CAP CSO Partners presented their own experience in Volunteer Management and highlighted challenges, plans and way forward.

The Training Syllabus – The Event on Facebook – Volunteer Management Report


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Community of Practice on Fundraising
July 5 2014 – Hotel Padova, Sin El Fil.

BALADI CAP conducted its first Community of Practice on “Fundraising in Lebanese CSOs” on July 5th, 2014 at Padova Hotel, Sin el-Fil. The event was attended by 22 individuals from 8 BALADI CAP CSO partners.

The Community of Practice was led by a panel of presenters composed of: Director of Rene Moawad Foundation, Mr. Nabeel Moawad; Director of Development in Lebanese Red Cross, Mr. Nabih Jabr; and representative of Caritas Liban, Mr. Salim Khalil.
The three speakers explained Fundraising Models within their own organizations, highlighting the process of fundraising as well as internal institutional capacities that exist at organizational level to augment fundraising. Presenters also highlighted success stories as well as setbacks when it comes to fundraising within their organizations.

In the afternoon, participants discussed in work-groups the following topics:

  • Techniques and methodologies for fundraising
  • Institutional requirements for fundraising
  • Way Forward on establishing a Community of Specialists in Fundraising among BALADI CAP beneficiaries, the objective of which is to generate knowledge on the subject and to make use of lessons learned and best practices from the academic and professional worlds.

The Training Syllabus – The Event on Facebook – Fundraising Report



Within the framework of "BALADI" program funded by the US Agency for International Development in Lebanon (USAID), "Statistics Lebanon" outsourced by Rene Moawad Foundation and Caritas Lebanon is conducting a survey to measure the improvement of public services in the selected municipalities for the first round of "BALADI" program through the perception of various number of community representatives from the targeted local communities.
Caritas Lebanon
Rene Moawad Foundation
Beyond Beirut