June 11, 2018
Protecting children from child labor

Protecting children starts with feeding their family

Protecting children from child labor is a complex issue, and it starts by addressing the economic pressure on the family, which can often be the reason for sending a child to work. Child labor is a growing issue, as refugee and […]
May 20, 2018
church education programs for refugees

So much more than just academics!

MEET NADINE ” My name is Nadine and I am an English teacher in the church education program. We are four teachers and we are able to provide 75 children education in the fields of English, Math, Arabic, and Arts. […]
May 11, 2018
Food assistance sends a 11-year-old back to school

Food assistance sends a child back to school

MEET FAYCAL ” My name is Omar[1] and I am a father of three, two boys and a girl. The neighborhood we were living in was heavily targeted and attacked during the war, and we lost our house. But the […]
January 1, 2018
church learning center

Syrian refugee teaches the children of his former enemies

MEET FADI   “I am from a large city in Syria where fighting became quite violent and I had to flee to Lebanon in 2013. Now, I teach Arabic to 120 Syrian refugee children aged 6-11. When I started teaching […]
December 5, 2017
Church learning center in Lebanon

Church learning center allows refugee children to catch up on years of missed education

MEET MAHMOUD   ” My wife Maha and I are Kurdish and we have three children. Before coming to Lebanon, we used to live in Aleppo where I was running my own business. However, when bombing and attacks increased in […]
November 15, 2017
Child-friendly space in Syria

Child-friendly space in Syria : a breath of fresh air in a war-torn country

MEET NAWAL   “My name is Nawal and I am 45 years old. My husband is 50 years old and we have a 13 year old son, which goes to the child friendly space of our neighborhood in Syria, where I […]
September 19, 2017
Church-based schools in Lebanon

Church-based school makes a whole family feel cared for again

MEET SAMAR   “Sometimes my husband sits with me and says, ‘I can’t believe where we were and where we are now’. In Syria, my family and I were happy, life was good. Now we live in a small tent […]