Key Dates

Salam LADC founded following the July War


Registered as an NGO with the Ministry of the Interior

March 2009

Salam LADC’s first project: libraries set up in 16 prisons across Lebanon with support from the Ministry of Education


48 Emergency Response Committees created in collaboration with municipalities along the Lebanese border region


24 environmental committees established in villages surrounding the Litani River. Creation of an eco-tourism zone and riverhouse in Qaraaoun in collaboration with USAID and Caritas Lebanon.


900 students supported with scholarships and university-level English classes, thanks to funding from SPARK


International volunteer program founded
Headquarters opened in Taanayel, Central Bekaa

February 2016

235 International volunteers hosted
Mobile classroom established
Salam support branches established in Norway and France


Local staff team expanded to ensure sustainability and consistency

January 2017

Saadnayel Community Center established

August 2017

213 International volunteers hosted
Salam support branches established in Sweden and the UK


Salam Social Kitchen opens in Sin El Fil

September 2018

The first Salam LADC greenhouse is built in Bar Elias


Beirut Emergency Response project provides psychosocial support, skilled construction services and food parcels to those affected by the 4th August explosion

August - December 2020

Construction begins on a second greenhouse in Kawkaba

September 2021

45 long-term international volunteers hosted