Saifi Institute for Arabic Language was established by Rana Dirani in January of 2008 in one room with one teacher. Rana, diagnosis who has been teaching Arabic since 2000, view and doing mental planning for Saifi since at least 2005, decided to start her own school with the help and inspiration of her husband Mac McClenahan. In August 2010 Saifi expanded into is current location in Gemayze and is now the largest Arabic language school in Lebanon.