AUB’s News Page published this article providing a comprehensive list of tasks that different departments, societies and clubs have taken in the last two years. The tasks include a roaming clinic program, dispensing medicine, improving shelter and (as of late, more important) agriculture.
News of the Ghata project mentioned here is up again with some nice updates!
Apologies for the long wait. There really has been a lot to do lately! I will get back on track shortly, but in the mean time (somewhat outside the sphere of Intraweaving) please give some time and care to the rebuilding and restocking of this historic library in Tripoli, Lebanon, as its deadline to fulfillment is approaching and it is just close enough to make the cut!
The following is an email I received two days ago, with the approaching deadline of a crowdfunding project to reconstruct an old library in Tripoli, Lebanon, which was burned down in early January. I invite everyone to read it and give the time that they can to help the individual behind this.
I’m sure you’ve heard, or read, Tripoli’s Library and 2nd largest library in Lebanon, was torched on January 3 in an overnight act of violence, where 25,000+ of rare historical books and manuscripts were lost. While communities have come together, from Lebanon to the United States, to organize book drives to help restock the library, the library needs financial support to be rebuilt and restocked with its rare collection.
Father Ibrahim Surouj, the owner of the library, is working in collaboration with Zoomaal (the Arab crowdfunding platform aimed at promoting Arab Creativity and Innovation) and Global Shapers…