Meet the people our partner churches and organizations serve on a daily basis.

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 20, 2018
Education gives new dreams and wings

Education gives a teenager new dreams

MEET DIMA “Before the war in Syria, life was decent although we were not living in luxury. My husband was a painter, and I was a housewife. When the war started we witnessed very scary things: kidnappings, fighting, airplanes flying […]
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 26, 2018
Remedial education in Syria

Remedial education in Syria helps a hearing impaired 10 year old feel like a child again

MEET SANAA “Our daughter Sanaa is ten years old. We are from Aleppo, but had to escape with our other daughter to a safer place in Syria. There were many explosions in our area and Sanaa witnessed one from so […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]