SUGi
Lebanon

BEIRUT, LEBANON

Back to Play Forests

Restoring resilience after the blast.

Miyawaki Method
School
Urban
Land Forest

Following the horrific August 4 2020 blast, the city of Beirut was left devastated.

We want to plant micro Miyawaki forests as part of the rehabilitation of school playgrounds.

This will help heal the community through the physical act of planting, educating the students on the different native species, and exposing them to forest ecosystems in the context of highly urbanized Beirut. These forests will not only contribute to the restoration of the schools, but also to a great city still in dire need of regeneration.

We will be starting with three schools that have been heavily impacted by the blast, in collaboration with the “Let’s Play” initiative.

Forest Maker Adib Dada

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SCHOOLS

1 of 3 - Ecole Secondaire des Filles de la Charité - Achrafieh

Ecole Secondaire des Filles de la Charité - Achrafieh
6 months after the planting

“Combining nature and play is a crucial step for healing from the trauma of the blast”

Adib Dada, founder theOtherDada

2 of 3 - Armenian Evangelical Central High School

Armenian Evangelical Central High School
6 months after the planting

3 of 3 - Zahret Al-Ihsan School

Zahret Al-Ihsan School
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