Sesobel President Fadia Safi, right, and LU dean of Public Health Nina Zeidan collaborated on the social marketing course. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
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However, it is something that students who plan to work for charities are not trained to do.The five-day course for students in the Social Health Worker program equips them with the tools necessary to raise money, get sponsors and acquire services for a charity. SESOBEL head Fadia Safi said the course was just as important for her charity as it was for the students. The aim of the course was to teach students the ways in which charities approach potential partners and convince them to provide assistance.Rita Rizk, another fourth year Social Health Worker student who took the course, was tasked with convincing an auditor to do an audit of the charity at a reduced price.The Social Health Worker program in which the three students are enrolled is unique to LU. The Public Health School Dean Nina Zeidan explained that Social Work is usually taught under psychology but the Social Health Worker's program differs.
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