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

June 30, 2020

During lockdown, I learnt English with my children

MEET NAJWA Najwa’s children doing their homework My name is Najwa, I am a Syrian married to a Lebanese and have been living in Lebanon ever since I got married. We live with my in-laws in the outskirts of Beirut, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 23, 2019

These food vouchers are our daily bread

MEET HASSAN   “My name is Hassan and I am from Syria. I live here in Lebanon with my sister and my two sons, Hussein and Ali. Their mother had a heart attack almost a year ago, and she passed […]
November 23, 2018

Health services alleviate all sorts of pain

MEET AHMAD “We are originally from a small village near Aleppo. We had a big family who loved us and took care of my son Ahmad[1], who has a physical disability. Life in Lebanon has been very harsh. We lived […]
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 […]