Fa’ael is a program of Action for Hope that aims to build the capacity of cultural managers and activists working in difficult conditions and targeting communities in crisis, with a focus on the Arab region. This program has two main components: a training workshop for cultural managers working in communities in crisis across the Arab region, and a project support program for 3-5 of these projects after each workshop.
The program was launched in summer 2017 and until today 3 regional workshops were held in Lebanon during summer 2017, 2018 and 2019. Another Fa’ael workshop is planned to take place in July/August 2021.
2 other workshops were held in Iraq and Sudan targeting their local communities in 2020 and 2021.
The workshop’s topics included: community definition, community needs assessment tools, community participation, cultural project design, cultural project planning and management, and impact and sustainability measurement.
Until today, 13 projects were supported:Ghazi Intab(1), Egypt(4), Syria(2), Morocco(1), Tunis(1), Iraq(5)