Live Love Lebanon

Live Love began as a hashtag (#LIVELOVEBEIRUT) and bracelet aimed at building community spirit and positivity to help people in Lebanon stand up to mounting social challenges. It has since formalised into a social enterprise running community programmes spanning recycling, clean-ups, and humanitarian aid. Several overseas volunteering chapters have been inspired by Live Love.

  • Organisation type Social enterprise
  • Year founded 2021
  • Headquartered Beirut
  • Registration Lebanon
  • Website

Related sustainable development goals

  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action
  • Life Below Water
  • Life on Land
  • Partnerships for the Goals

Focus areas

Focus sectors

  • Agriculture
    • Forestry
    • Irrigation and water management
  • Arts
    • Arts exchange
    • Visual arts
    • Arts services
    • Cultural awareness
  • Communications
    • Film and video
    • Web-based media
    • News and public information
  • Development
    • Economic development
      • Community improvement
        • Housing development
        • Housing rehabilitation
  • Education
    • Education services
  • Environment
  • Humanitarian
    • Food banks
    • Thrift shops
    • Free goods distribution
    • Special population support
    • Food aid
  • Legal and courts
    • Disasters and emergency management
      • Disasters
        • Non-natural disasters
      • Disaster relief
      • Disaster reconstruction

Focus populations

  • Homeless people
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Internally displaced people
  • Low-income people
  • Refugees and displaced people
  • Working poor

Focus geographies

  • Middle East
    • Lebanon


  • Live Love Build
    Helping people affected by the Beirut blast to rebuild their homes and create new community spaces for young people and vulnerable groups in the city.
  • Live Love Recycle
    Live Love Recycle is a mobile application that facilitates door-to-door e-bike recyclable waste collection service.
  • Live Love Volunteer
    An online platform to connect volunteers with opportunities in their local communities and beyond. Programmes range from mobilising humanitarian aid to street, forest, and beach clean-ups.


Funding model

  • Foundation-administered programme awards
  • Grants to organisations
  • In-kind gifts

Primary funders

  • European Union
  • Fondation de France
  • French Embassy in Lebanon
  • GIZ
  • Impact Lebanon
  • Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development
  • Medair
  • Middle East Partnership Initiative
  • Rene Mowad Foundation
  • SEAL
  • THW Foundation
  • UK AID
  • UN Habitat
  • UN Women
  • Zayed Charitable Foundation


Key staff

  • co-founder, Youmna Chamcham
  • co-founder, Edward Bitar

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