Gherbal Initiative was launched in 2018 and has aimed since its’ establishment to serve as the missing link between the citizens and the public administrations. Gherbal aims to transform the political discussion and rhetoric in Lebanon from a biased one based on sectarianism and clientelism, to an open dialogue based on facts and numbers. Hence Gherbal has worked mainly on the following topics:
We believe that the democratization of data can act as an antidote to corruption. We thrive to collect and convert complex data sets into accessible and engaging visualizations understood by the public, in order to enhance rule of law and social justice.