Executive Manager, The Yadayna Project​

Lilianne Kheir​​

Wife, mother and grandmother. Lives in Cairo, Egypt. Lilianne completed her BA from the Faculty of languages in Egypt majoring in the Spanish language. She went on to get a Hospital Management diploma from Stanford University, CA, USA to empower her work experience in Hospital Management (1988- 2015). More recently, she received her master’s degree in Organizational and Leadership Management from the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo, in partnership with Development Associates International, DAI.

During a field trip with her church to help and support the refugees in Lebanon, Lilianne’s heart was captured by the women filled with despair in the refugee camps with their children describing the tragedy of fleeing their homes and their land without any hope of a better future. Moved and forever changed, Lilianne initiated the Yadayna Project in Lebanon (Beirut and Zahle) in January 2016. By providing refugee women with resources and needlework, a job with income, Lilianne provides hope and unity to their families and opens a path to healing from their past.

Learn more and shop online at Yadayna.

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