Opportunities for Women
But the political situation in the country forced her to stop her actions. Having taken a stand in favor of Bachir Gemayel, fully supporting his candidacy for the Presidency of the Republic, her husband, Faisal, had put his life in danger. In 1983, he escaped an attack while he was with his wife. The couple decided to leave to the safety of Cyprus.
Returning to Lebanon in 1987, she worked to revive the activity of the NGO that remained dormant throughout her forced stay in Cyprus.
She multiplied her efforts to ensure the durability of the association which “opens opportunities for women who have no other resources”.
She also established the New Generation School of Hasbaya, and the Women’s Technical Training School in Aley in 1997.
In 1994, she established the Committee for Sofar Festivals, and in 2002, the Hasbaya Infirmary for Women.