Training A New Generation of Car Mechanics in Lebanon
Auto repair and car mechanics is a growing industry in Lebanon amid the economic crisis. Anera, with the support of UNICEF, is providing auto mechanic training to young people as a career path. Students are trained at CIS, a local partner that specializes in vocational education.
With funding from Helping Hand for Relief and Development, Anera has rehabilitated 12 homes to make them more resilient against flooding and more habitable in a variety of ways.
This week, Sean Carroll, Anera’s president and chief executive officer, visited sites across Lebanon where Anera works. Here he reports from two locations in Akkar, in the northern part of the country. From the Ritaj El Hayat Medical Center In…