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

February 19, 2024

I knocked on every door

MEET RANIA We are Lebanese and our situation is just as bad as the country’s situation. Our biggest trial has been the death of my son-in-law, who passed away at the age of 39 because of COVID. My widowed daughter […]
January 26, 2024

Seeing my daughter laugh is a dream come true

MEET TALIA Talia (second girl from the left) and her friends at our partner child friendly space in Homs My husband and I have three children: two girls who are 14 and seven years old, and a boy who is […]
December 11, 2023

Our hope is to be back before Christmas

MEET MAHA My name is Maha. I am married to Joseph and we have five children who are grown up or studying. We are currently displaced from Rmeish, a beautiful village in the South right near the border. Back in […]
July 7, 2023

This center is the only one I trust my kids with

MEET VIVIENNE The pediatrician at our partner health center who takes care of Vivienne’s sons. My name is Viviane and I have two sons, Hamid who is three years and two months old, and Nadim who is one year and […]
July 5, 2023

Finally able to help my husband provide

MEET MAHA Maha practicing her newly acquired sewing skills.  I am Maha and I am from Raqaa in Syria. Because of the war, my husband fled first to Lebanon, to prepare for our arrival. I later joined him with our […]
July 3, 2023

Just graduated and so proud of myself!

MEET JANA Jana (right) and her siblings and mother at the education center’s 2022-2023 graduation My name is Jana and I am 14 years old. I have 2 older brothers and 4 younger siblings (10, 8, 2, and 1 year […]
June 21, 2023

“Don’t worry, it is just an earthquake”

MEET HUSSEIN Illustrative picture © Lisanne van der Schors for Medair My name is Hussein and I am from the Latakia Governorate in northwestern Syria. I have three sisters and two brothers, most of them married and living with their […]
June 15, 2023

My children needed help

MEET SALWA Sara (right) and her friends at our partner child friendly space in Mhardeh My name is Salwa, I am married and have two children, Walid and Sara, who are 9 and 6 years old. My husband is an […]
April 6, 2023

Thirsty to know more

MEET RANA My name is Rana, I am from Syria. We came to Lebanon as soon as the war in Syria started. I was only 6 years old, so I was raised here and I barely remember anything about Syria. […]
November 2, 2022

Quarterly highlights – Q3 2022