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Akleh, winner of entrepreneurship incubator Nabad


On February 27, 2014, FHF’s Akleh Community Kitchen has been announced as one of 15 projects selected by arcenciel’s social entrepreurship program NABAD (

The ceremony was held at Hilton – Metropolitan Hotel where Mrs. Mabelle Chedid, FHF’s Executive Director and Mrs. Dominique Anid, FHF’s Health and Nutrition officer received Nabad’s certificate from Mr. Ambassador David Hale.

In line with FHF’s mission to foster rural-urban linkages through the promotion of food heritage, Akleh community kitchen will provide women from different Lebanese regions with income generating activities, by training them on offering cooking classes highlighting their regional cuisines, and on sharing their knowledge and expertise in the field. Women will receive capacity building in food safety and hygiene, and healthy cooking techniques.

Akleh kitchen is based at Zico House, Spears – Hamra.