Established 2013

Kayany Foundation builds and operates secular schools for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. We provide free and accessible education for the most vulnerable children living in informal tented settlements (ITS).


Our Impact

we provide education to more than 3,500 of the most marginalized syrian refugee children


7 portable school campuses have been built in close proximity to the Informal Tented Settlements (ITS) in the Bekaa

Kayany foundation school

130 teachers and 30 field staff members

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provision of weekly psychosocial support sessions through the teaching staff and additional resilience sessions provided by a social worker


±58,000 meals per month and nutritional support sessions within the weekly curriculum


quarterly teacher and staff training programs and observational visits performed by academics and other experts

Kayany teachers

we hire members of the local community to teach or join our field staff, hence increasing local job opportunities

4,000| Nearly 4,000 schools have been destroyed in Syria

One child ,

one teacher,

one book & one pen

can change the world

-‘Malala Yousafzai

Our partners

Bank Transfer

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Beneficiary’s Name: ASSOCIATION KAYANY

Account Number: 566714 504 003 023 06

Beneficiary Address: Starco Center , 4th Floor , Omar Daouk Street

IBAN: LB 31 0001 0005 6671 4504 0030 2306

Beneficiary Bank Name: FRANSABANK SAL

Swift Code: FSABLBBX

Beneficiary Bank Address: Starco Branch – Beirut, Lebanon

Beneficiary Telephone Number: 01/367346

Friends of KAYANY

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Friends of Kayany is a US-based public charity under section 501(c)(3) that shares the same charitable goal of educating Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Donations to Friends of Kayany may be deductible under the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code.

Friends of Kayany is a separate entity and abides by U.S. rules and regulations applying to charitable organizations. For more information, please visit Friends of Kayany.