March 16, 2018
MERATH-Meet-our-partners-Yara

Internally displaced woman now helps many in Syria

MEET YARA    “I used to work in a well-known bank and my husband was a lawyer. We are from a city in Syria where violent fighting and attacks forced us to move with our 3-year-old son soon after the […]
February 2, 2018
food distribution for Syrian refugees

A small food box makes a huge difference

MEET BASSAM   “I was working in another job before this one opened up to be the Manager for food distribution for Syrian refugees in Lebanon at my church. I prayed for a month before I took it. We help each […]
December 29, 2017
cash assistance and food baskets

Food assistance in Syria gives war victims some dignity back

MEET ADNAN   “I was a 54 year old man working as a taxi driver in Syria, living with my wife Amena and our three suns. Our elder boy , Mohammed, was studying English literature in the university. Tarek, 15, […]
December 19, 2017
christians of the Middle East help together the poor and the needy

All Christians of the Middle East help together the poor and the needy

MEET FATHER ANDREAS   “I am a priest in an orthodox church in the North West of Syria. We started working with FMEEC/MERATH (Middle East Revive and Thrive) three years ago, providing cash aid, winterization items (blankets and mattresses), then food […]
November 10, 2017
relief and development projects in Syria

Refusing to flee to better serve at her church relief center in Syria

MEET NADA   “When I started working at my church relief center in Syria, I was myself internally displaced from the old city of Homs. Due to my father being an American citizen, I had the opportunity to flee to […]
October 28, 2017
church helping Syrians in Lebanon

Love and help without conditions break the highest walls

MEET NOUR   “I remember I was sitting in the house during Ramadan and then suddenly shells started falling next in my neighbourhood.  The people outside were yelling ‘if you don’t leave now we will kill you!’. I was sitting […]
September 30, 2017
Relief and development programs in Lebanon for refugees

When you give money, you give hope

MEET WISSAM   “At first, I used to think I was helping these people, but then I found out that they are really helping me. I am learning so many things through them! Our church is currently helping more than […]