August 18, 2020

Responding to the Beirut explosion

We are supporting our church partners on the ground as they respond to some of the many needs identified after the Beirut explosion: food supplies, hygiene items, masks, and psychosocial support. We need all the help we can get as […]
June 17, 2020

The overlooked

  The anti-racism protests in the USA are strongly resonating in Lebanon. Local voices are now rising up to denounce the underlying racism in the Lebanese society, which has overlooked for decades the many abuses faced by migrant domestic workers […]
June 15, 2020

NGOs turn us down because they have no programs for vulnerable Lebanese

MEET HANANE Hanane receiving soap, masks, and a food voucher from a partner church My name is Hanane, I am Lebanese, and I was born in 1982. I live with my husband and two children. I trained to be a […]
June 11, 2020

No one warned me what life would be like here

MEET DJAJIDA Djajida with her eight-month-old son My name is Djajida, I am 26 and I am from Kenya. Life was good back there but my younger sister and I were raised by a single mother, and for as long […]
June 3, 2020

Scared of catching the virus

MEET AIDA Aida with her husband and three of their grand-children I live in Lebanon in a small tent in the Beqaa valley, with my mother, my husband, my daughter, and my grand-children. We are from Aleppo in Syria. Life […]
April 16, 2020

Spring at last!

For the families we help serve, spring comes with the relief to have made it through one more harsh winter. In Lebanon and Syria, temperatures went down to 20°F this winter, with heavy rain, storms, and shortages of electricity and […]
April 15, 2020

Their joy is the only reward we need

MEET FATHER NICHOLAS “Our city in south-west Syria has long been ignored by NGO’s, since there never was direct destruction, but the population has always been in need and we now face increasing security issues, like theft or kidnapping. Besides, […]
April 14, 2020

Prisoners in our own homes

MEET NAJWA My husband and I have two daughters and a son. We have been living in this tent with my husband’s brother, his wife, and their three toddlers, for the past four years. Before the war, we were living […]
March 24, 2020

Your prayers can save lives

The coronavirus is now officially spreading in Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria, as well as in other countries in the Middle East. This comes on top of a harsh winter and unprecedented economic and financial crisis that have already severely impacted […]
March 24, 2020

Love in the Time of Corona

With 845 confirmed cases[1], it is official: the coronavirus is now spreading in Lebanon. This comes in the middle of an unprecedented economic and financial crisis that already severely impacted the most vulnerable in the country. When they need our […]