The Project is a cooperation of the German and Lebanese Associations of the Order of Malta. They are represented by a Steering Committee which includes representatives from both Associations. It has three seats. Dr. Issa Farkh as Chairman is nominated by the Lebanese Association, Dr. Franziskus Freiherr Heereman by the German Association and Clemens Graf Mirbach-Harff is nominated by the Community of young Maltese in Germany who initally came up with the Project. The Steering Committee meets at least once a year to monitor processes and discuss strategic matters and ideas.
Diane is a Business Marketing graduate from Notre Dame University-Lebanon. She worked in sales, for almost a year, in a local distribution company and then shifted career paths, after being involved in the works of the Order of Malta in Lebanon. This organization made her discover a growing passion for social work, especially with handicapped people and international volunteers.
She got involved in the Order of Malta in August 2016, and became an active volunteer since then. She participated in several summer camps (with handicapped), youth camps (with elderly and children) and an international camp in Salzburg, Austria. In addition, she is the touristic trips coordinator of the Chabrouh Team (Lebanon Summer camps project - Chabrouh) and the Team Leader of the Christmas camp (Lebanese project - Chabrouh).
She believes that CARAVAN project has the potential to grow and will do her best to lead it in that direction.
Nicolaus grew up as the youngest out of 3 children. He finished High School in the year 2012. He started studying Business Administration in Passau 2013. He realized he was much more interested in the History and culture of the Middle East, so he decided to drop out of University and start a new adventure.
The Project CARAVAN seemed like the perfect opportunity to find out what his future field of studies would be and to learn a new language, discover the Muslim faith, the Arabic culture and to be engaged in social work. He joined the 8th team of the CARAVAN project in the year 2014. Inspired by his experiences during his time in Lebanon, he decided to start his Bachelor in Near middle eastern studies and economics in Munich. He is a frequent participant in the summer camps in Lebanon and is the President of the CARAVAN Alumni Circle that also coordinates all CARAVAN Ambassadors.
NICOLAUS LIMBOURG - CARAVAN ALUMNI PRESIDENT
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