TMBTH is a creative platform created by NGOs and artists, that aims to give refugee children the opportunity to be who they are - children.
Why We Do What We Do
The People Behind TMBTH
Born in 1996, Firas is an aspiring filmmaker from Beirut. He holds a BA in Film & TV from the Lebanese American University in Beirut. Sugarcoat, his directorial debut, was awarded as "Best Capstone Project" in 2018. It went on to participate in several festivals, both local and international. Firas is a freelance filmmaker, intersted in tackling current social issues, especially giving a voice to minorities and marginailzed groups facing rigid social structures.
Mishwar Founding Director
Tony is from Scotland and started Mishwar back in 2015 after visiting the region in 2015 whilst looking for ways in which to help. Mishwar has successfully established a small school and several ongoing projects within refugee communities that support the health and wellbeing of children and their families. With experience in volunteering, economics, politics and the performing arts, Tony has found a natural progression with the idea of helping youth unlock potential through arts and securing benefits for the wider community.
FNF Regional Director
Dirk Kunze is the director of the regional office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom for North Africa and the Middle East in Amman, Jordan.