Stories


Aleppo: Abd Al Hadi learns to walk again

Abd Al-Hadi, or ‘the hero’ as he likes to be called, is a 14 year old elementary school student from Aleppo, in northern Syria. Since conflict broke out in Syria in 2011, Abd Al-Hadi and his family…  


Eid Gather Us

Syria is historically known for its diverse society and unique cohesion in its social fabric and high level of tolerance among its inhabitants of different religious affiliations and diverse ethnic…  


A journey of Resilience

Hunger and siege have suffocated us” said Seham Al-Ali; a mother of five children who was forced to flee twice in a row from the devastating conditions in Aleppo, first to Menbej, then to Tartous…  


Tartous: Growing mushrooms to enhance livelihoods

Since the start of the Syria crisis, Tartous has been one the most stable governorate and is thus a natural refuge for IDPs escaping nearby conflict areas. It is a home to approximately 452,000 IDPs…  


Homs: When there is a will, there is a way

“I sweep the floor to help my family” said Ramez, a 24 year old young man who suffers from Down syndrome. He left his house in Bab Al-Sbaa’ neighborhood in Homs and moved to a shelter in…  


Resilience in spite of the tragedy, Homs

“I can’t prevent myself from crying when I remember what we’ve been through. Life was not fair with me and our situation was very bad” Said Noha; a 52 years old mother who lost her husband and son…  


Mohammad, from depression to a new life ambition

Homs Governorate has experienced fierce hostilities since the beginning of the crisis, which resulted in massive damage to buildings and infrastructure, and significant reduction in the delivery of…  


Hanan Al-Ghareeb: A Housewife effort to educate her children

Hama was amongst the few governorates that were affected early by the crisis. Given its proximity to highly contested areas in the north and central regions, Hama received at least 60,589 IDPs seeking…  


Valuable Lessons learned from the crisis, Hama

The governorate of Hama was highly affected by the crisis given its proximity to highly contested areas in the north and central regions. It received at least 60,589 IDPs seeking refuge from ongoing…  


Najwa, a mother effort to support her children

Hama was amongst the few governorates that were affected early by the crisis. Given its proximity to highly contested areas in the north and central regions, Hama received at least 60,589 IDPs seeking…  

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