A podcast featuring people trying to make Beirut (and Lebanon) a better place to live, now and for the future. New episode every other Monday.
Hosts: Samir Ballouz & Farrah Berrou
Producer: Nicolas Dahan
Partnership with MOSAIC - Discrimination is not straight
A Better Beirut have teamed up with MOSAIC for a special Arabic feature that highlights their advocacy work with the support of @actedlebanon & @sidc.lebanon that aims to raise awareness on s orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics as well as promote human rights and inclusion of LGBTQI+ communities in Lebanon.
This episode was produced by Samir Ballouz and Tamara Rasamny, edited by Tamara and hosted by Lara Ayazri.
Interviewed: Mahdy Charafeddin
Find the episode with English subtitles (Watch on Youtube: or Facebook: https://fb.watch/bvagwXwRmL/
EPISODE 34 - Sawti - Your Vote, Your Voice
Samir and Farrah met with Omar Badr from Sawti, an initiative from Impact Lebanon. Sawti, or my voice/vote in Arabic, hopes to equip voters with the information needed for the upcoming elections.
EPISODE 33 - Impact Lebanon - From Donations to Actions
Impact Lebanon is a non-profit grassroots organisation that raised millions to help Lebanon's recovery. Sibylle George, one of the co-founders, tells us the story of how it happened, what they are funding and what is next.
EPISODE 32 - The Beirut Blast - One month later
Farrah, Samir and Nico get together and talk about their experience after the blast. They talk about what the future could hold and vent about the daily realities of living in a post-blast Beirut.
EPISODE 31 - THE WORLD SUCKS
Bob, founder of theworldsucks has been filming good deeds being done in the hope to see them replicated.
His videos went viral and got millions of views. He tells us about his experience and why he's doing it.
Love all your episodes but this last one on the developers’ boot camp was such an eye-opener! Similar initiatives need to happen with graphic design etc... this is fabulous!