May 11, 2020

A time to sew

Amid the economic crisis Lebanon is going through, we are humbled to be able to provide income-generating opportunities to 25 women from three sewing groups we have supported in the past. Thanks to an ongoing partnership, we ordered 14,000 washable and […]
May 11, 2020

Proud and thankful

MEET MOZA I am from Raqaa, Syria, and I have two boys and four girls. Before the war, we had a big house and our situation was very good. When the war started, our house was destroyed and one of […]
December 5, 2018

Restoring hope and dignity

MEET PASTOR AMAL “When my wife and I started serving in our building, it wasn’t a church at all. We noticed the tension between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community here, and we perceived that the refugees were living […]
November 6, 2018
Iraqi refugee in Lebanon

Makeup training helps an Iraqi refugee in Lebanon learn new skills

MEET AMINA “My name is Amina, I am 29 and I am an Iraqi refugee in Lebanon. I came to Lebanon in 2014 with my husband and our five-year-old son, because ISIS was in our area. For a while, we […]
October 1, 2018
Agriculture project in Syria

A time for planting, and a time for reaping

Our pilot agriculture project in Syria has helped 200 vulnerable farmers get back to their fields, and cultivate the land with all their energy. The results exceeded our expectations. The harvest season has been very good and the project has […]
September 13, 2018
Agriculture project in Syria reunites a widow and her young daughter

Agriculture project in Syria reunites a widow and her young daughter

MEET MANAL ” The last morning I  saw my husband, he was getting ready to go do his job as a bus driver and I  begged him not to. We lived with our young daughter in Homs, Syria, and there […]
June 17, 2018
Rehabilitating homes in Syria

Rehabilitating homes, rebuilding lives

MERATH’s local church partners continue to rehabilitate homes in Syria, enabling needy families displaced by the conflict to live in their homes once more. By providing safe homes to live in and much needed work for local people, MERATH will […]
February 17, 2018
Income-generating sewing program for refugee women

Sewing program frees a family from debt

MEET HALA “My name is Hala. I am married and have two daughters, respectively 5 and 4 years-old. We left our village in the Aleppo countryside in Syria 10 months ago. Our house was destroyed. I was afraid for my […]
January 13, 2018
agriculture project in Syria

Agriculture project in Syria gives farmers a new hope

MEET GHASSAN   “With the raging war in Syria and many incidents in my village, most of the farmers abandoned their land. I understand them but I could never possibly abandon my land! I believe that the owner of the […]
November 27, 2017
Church's assistance for Syrian refugees

Sewing project and community helps a mother forgive her daughter’s killers

MEET LEILA   “I used to be a seamstress in Idleb, Syria, working and providing alone for my three children since the death of my husband in 2002. During particularly violent clashes in my city in November 2013, my home […]