Institut Père Roberts
Father Ronald Roberts arrived for the first time to Lebanon in 1942 as a chaplain in the British Army. In 1959, he came back to establish a charitable organization and to witness the most beautiful Christian virtues in his life through his activities.
After seven years of efforts, he started the institution known today as “Father Roberts Institute for Young Deaf”.
Father Roberts passed away on the 3rd of April 1983. One year prior to his death, the institute was bequeathed to the nuns of the Basilians Chouerites Order to ensure the good continuity of his charitable task.
Since then, the institute was modernized, enlarged and it diversified its educational and vocational activities.
To ensure a specialized education and the means of communication (oral and gestural)
To ensure a family support environment
To respect and develop the abilities of each child
To support academic integration projects
To prepare the deaf for social and vocational integration
Today, the institution welcomes an average of 110 students (boarder and day pupils) divided up into three branches:
Specialized education and training