Charity Association of kartaba

Association de Bienfaisance Kartaba

 ABK SMS SERVICES

EstablishmentThe Charity association of kartaba has been instituted on 26/02/1927 under                               the memorandum No374. 

Location :        Achrafieh - Jitawi , Charity Association Building
Objectives:    Charity Acts.
   

 
   
Historical Preview

Established in 1927, under the memorandum number 374, the kartaba charity association, is one of the first and the biggest of its kind in Lebanon.

Since 1932 the Association owns a piece of land under the number 1301- Achrafieh - Jitawi, over which the actual location was built.

The first committee in 1927 was:

  • Dr. Youssef Rouhana
  • Badih Sakr
  • Tannous Assaad El Khoury
  • Youssef Sakr
  • Youssef Sarkiss Teddy
  • Habib Bou Gharios
  • Ghattas Karam
  • Youssef Dagher

The committee presidents since 1927:

  • Dr. Youssef Rouhana Sakr (1927)
  • Joseph Sakr (1928 - 1939)
  • Antoine Saab (1940 - 1941)
  • Boutros Habib Abi Gharios (1942 - 1944)
  • Joseph Abboud Assaad (1944)
  • Tanios Assaad El Khoury (1945)
  • Youssef Iskandar El Khoury (1946)
  • Jamil Chafic Saab (1968 - 1972)
  • Dr. Habib Ziadeh (1972 - 1993)
  • Michel Abdo El Darazi (1993 - 2002)
  • Father Naoum Boula EL Sokhn (2002...)

Up to date, More than one thousand kartabians are members of  the association, assisting and benefiting in the acts of charities as well as many other kartabians (non-members).

Activities : They are numerous, effective its establishment up till today out of which we state the following:

1- Building of a cemetery for the kartabians in St. Mikhael cemetery Beirut, as well as in kartaba to face the obstacle standing against honoring our beloved...

2- Helping the sick and poor people and assisting them, and handling the funerals expenses.

3- Assisting in the Yearly Christmas parties for the children of kartaba.

4- The Association had already started the mission that this web site was made for, and advertised the name of kartaba Abroad to a considerable level of proud. therefore it worked on enhancing and enforcing the communication and the relationships between all the kartabians in Lebanon and Abroad, by enlarging the space of its activities to the Mexico and other parties of the world.

5- Opening of a free Medical clinic in the location of Achrafieh on the 3rd of June 1993, under memorandum number 2/203 (4184/93) dated 02-06-1993.

The names of Doctors who served in this Clinic are stated below in this page

6- Accomplishment of the new Building of the Association at Achrafieh Jitawi in 1995.

7- The Association has made an investment contract with the municipality for about 100,000 square meter of land at the entrance of kartaba, where a building of about 20,000 square meter was built to become the house of the association in kartaba, and the center of its charity acts for all kartabians.

8- Recently the association is handling the advertising of all the events at kartaba, through a bulk SMS services: within seconds any event or news are sent to the mobiles of about 1000 kartabians 1000 mobil numbers), such as celebrations, funerals, carnivals...

This service is provided as well from this web site and is available for locals and foreigners.

 

 

 

 

the location of the Association at Achrafieh - Jitawi

(more details will be available later)

 

 

Actual Members (Since April 2001)

  • Father Naoum Boula El Sokhn (President)

  • Semaan Kozhaya El Khoury (Vice President)

  • Milad Karam Karam

  • Gilbert Pierre Sarkiss

  • Sarkiss Tanios Attallah

  • Tanios Elias Merhej

  • Roger Joseph Sakr
  • Marie-Rose Maroun Beyrouti
  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti
  • Camille Farid Challita
  • Tony Youssef Mouawad
  • Khalil Gharios
  • Dib Boulos El Khoury

Members of the intermediary council (Jan 2001 - April 2001)

  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti (President)

  • Roger Joseph Sakr

  • Tanios Nassrallah Challita

 

Previous Members

1999

1998

  • Michel Abdo El Darazi (President)
  • Ghassan Abdo El Kassis (Vice President)
  • Khalil Boulos Gharios
  • Abdo Elias Karam
  • Toubbia Tanios Attallah
  • Gilbert Sarkiss Karam
  • Tanios Nassrallah Challita
  • Antoine Elias Merhej
  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti
  • Ibrahim Abdo Khoury
  • Roger Joseph Sakr
  • Michel Abdo El Darazi (President)
  • Elie Naja El Beyrouti (Vice President)
  • Khalil Boulos Gharios
  • Abdo Elias Karam
  • Toubia Tanios Attallah
  • Gilbert Sarkiss Karam
  • Ibrahim Abdo Khoury
  • Tanios Nassrallah Challita
  • Antoine Elias Merhej
  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti
  • Tony Youssef Mouawad
  • Dib Assaad Khoury
  • Roger Joseph Sakr
  • Sarkiss Dib Cherfan

1995

1993

  • Michel Abdo El Darazi (President)
  • Elie Naja El Beyrouti (Vice President)
  • Khalil Boulos Gharios
  • Abdo Elias Karam
  • Toubia Tanios Attallah
  • Gilbert Sarkiss Karam
  • Nadia Semaan El Khoury
  • Tanios Nassrallah Challita
  • Antoine Elias Merhej
  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti
  • Tony Youssef Mouawad
  • Dib Assaad Khoury
  • Roger Joseph Sakr
  • Sarkiss Dib Cherfan
  • Michel Abdo El Darazi (President)
  • Elie Naja El Beyrouti (Vice President)
  • Khalil Boulos Gharios
  • Abdo Elias Karam
  • Toubia Tanios Attallah
  • Paul Antoine Sakr
  • Nadia Semaan El Khoury
  • Tanios Nassrallah Challita
  • Antoine Elias Merhej
  • Antoine Youssef El Beyrouti
  • Gilbert Pierre Sarkiss
  • Sarkiss Dib Cherfan
  • Dib Assaad Khoury
  • Tony Youssef Mouawad
 
 
The names of Doctors who served in the free Medical Clinic:
  • Dr. Habib Ziadeh

  • Dr. Antoine Najib Karam
  • Dr. Nouhad Emile Saliba
  • Dr. Antoine Nicolas Karam
  • Dr. Fares Said (Member of the Parliament)
  • Dr. Pierre Georges Karam
  • Dr. Marcel El Sokhn
  • Dr. Rogers Abdel Nour
  • Dr. Maroun El Sokhn
  • Dr. Charles Helou
  • Dr. Ghassan Chamaa
  • Dr. Rony Khoury
  • Dr. Elie Khoury
  • Dr. Hany El Chediac
  • Dr. Elie Andrea
  • Dr. Joseph Sleiman
Other parties assisted and helped in presenting the medicaments to the Association; we state:
  • The Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Nouhad Saliba
  • Dr. Antoine Nicolas Karam
  • Dr. Mansour Sfeir
  • Mr. Antoine Elias Merhej
  • MECTAFARM CO. (Antoine Merhej)
  • MEPHA CO. (fram Bteich)
  • Souhayla Abdo Khoury
  • Antoine Nabih Karam
  • Nassim Nabil El Kassis

 

contact us:

Achrafieh - Jitawi - Tel.01-586880

Kartaba: 09-405992

 

page created and designed by Pierre Antoun Khoury

pierre@kartaba.org

00961 3 870336

 
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Last modified:
09/10/2005