Orphan Welfare Organization (OWO) is a Lebanese non-governmental and non-profit organization. It was founded in 1952 by a group of philanthropists from Saida City. Their main aim was to provide shelter and accommodation for orphans and vulnerable children after World War II. From an organization purely providing guardianship, OWO has succeeded in becoming a prominent establishment providing excellent social, educational, and rehabilitation services to thousands of children from Saida and the vicinity who either live under dire socio-economic conditions or with special needs.

Our Mission

To provide a nurturing environment, quality education, and vocational training to orphans, underprivileged children, and youth, in addition to children with special needs, to help them become productive community members.

Our Vision

A world where every child enjoys the most nurturing childhood environment that fosters the growth of an active, empowered and productive adult who can achieve his or her optimum potential as a citizen and a human being.

Our Timeline

Board Members

  • Dr. Said Mekkawi
Vice President
  • Mr. Moustafa Jubaili
Internal Auditor
  • Mr. Walid Makkawi
  • Ahmad Mahmoud Sabeh Ayoun
  • Mr. Mohammad Yehya Majzoub
Board Member
  • Mr. Ali Shreiteh
Board Member
  • Mr. Moustafa Hijazi
Board Member
  • Hisham Jradi
Board Member
  • Mr. Houzaifa Mallah