Al-safina workshops – Nov 2012

Despite the actual situation in Syria, Al-safina workshops insisted on having our annual Open Doors which was this year in a hotel down town to facilitate access to more people. With the help of the assistants the workshops presented many new products such ...

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17th anniversary of the foundation of Al-Safina

In October we celebrated the 17th anniversary of the foundation of Al-Safina. This was an occasion for us to go backward and see how far we have gone and what we have achieved. Father Nawrass celebrated the mess which was followed by a nice luncheon attended, ...

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We are still here in our beautiful house

We are still here in our beautiful house surrounded by our loving neighbors. We still go everyday to our workshops in Beit-el-Salam and Al-Mahhaba. Although sometimes we feel the danger but we have faith in God, in the assistants and in our friends who keep ...

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The participation of Al-Safina at the General Assembly of l’Arche International Federation

Ghada, Lina and Randa participated at the General Assembly of International Federation of l’Arche from the 1st to the 10th of June 2012. The Syrian group spent a wonderful week-end with Gail and Davy, a great American couple who was willing to dedicate that week-end to ...

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3rd parent’s meeting for Al-Mina workshops

On The 11th of April 2012 we had our 3rd parent's meeting for Al-Mina workshops. The main subject of this meeting was talking about the sexual life of the handicapped person, a topic that most parents have many questions about and they had ...

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3 days in Taanail monastery

In January 2012 a group of 7 Al-Safina assistants gathered for 3 days in Taanail monastery in Lebanon. This encounter was animated by Stan, middle-East coordinator, father Adel, a Jesuit priest and member of l'Arche in Egypt and Ghada, Al-Safina responsible. It was a time for ...

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