“I overcame many barriers here and a power within me arose that I never imagined possible before” said Rashid from Damascus “In this workshop we tried to convey our society problems in simple rhythmic acts” said Ghadir from Swaida Watch how UNDP Syria empowers youth and provide them with tools through theatre to express themselves to be the positive change they want to see in their communities. Theatre for Change project is a Social Cohesion activity that will continue across Syria… To be continued in Homs, Hama, Aleppo & Latakia… #SocialCohesion #Youth #Resilience #Peace
How UNDP Syria supports youth initiatives all around Syria. Creating safe spaces gathering people from all ages and backgrounds to promote dialogue and social cohesion and celebrate peace.
Watch how UNDP Syria with the support of Finland helps Muhannad & other persons with disabilities PWDs to sustain their livelihoods & help provide affordable bread for 25,000 residents & IDPs in Rural_Damascus
On December 3rd, the international day of persons with disabilities, Bader shares his experience, hoping to empower as many people living with disabilities as he can reach. When 27-year-old Bader Al-Hajami found out that he would never be able to walk again, he was devastated. Hit with a mortar shrapnel, his spine and thigh were severely injured, causing a loss of mobility in his lower extremities. In addition to recovering from painful injuries, he found himself needing to adjust his whole lifestyle to accommodate his physical state, including learning to move with the aid of a wheelchair
How UNDP Syria supports & strengthen the resilience of the Syrian people & enable those whose livelihoods were severely disrupted to recover & rebuild their lives? Watch the story of 16 copper artisans and 10 women who work in embroidery from Aleppo who despite the darkness of war were able to contribute to the recovery of the market and its return to life.
Samer couldn’t hide his grin while gliding to the rhythms on his wheelchair using his both hands so confidently. For the first time in Syria, people in wheelchairs, led by Italian dancing instructor Guisepe Masciello learned how to ballroom dance with people on their feet. Wheelchair dancing is a Paralympic sport for people in wheelchairs and people without disability alike with the aim of having them interact with one another and improve the physical and psychological state of disabled Syrians.

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