Usum Inc. is a non-profit corporation that is registered in the state of California. It was founded in 2023 by Dr. Vahan Yoghourdjian. The specific purpose of Usum Inc. is to support programs and schools in Lebanon.

Usum Inc. aims to provide tuition assistance to students in need, offer scholarships to students with academic merit, and support programs that improve the quality of education in Lebanon. 

The board of Usum Inc. will work towards raising funds, and will partner with schools and organizations in Lebanon.

Usum Inc. paid the tuition fees of ten students for the academic year 2023-2024 at Yeghishe Manoukian College. The principal Ani Pakradouni extended a warm welcome to the president of Usum Inc.- Dr. Vahan Yoghourdjian, and gave him a tour of the college. Dr. Yoghourdjian met with some of the students and talked to them about his experiences in academia.

Usum Inc. has provided school supplies and paid the tuition fees for 17 children across six families.