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

March 15, 2021

The people of the church give me strength, joy, and hope

MEET FATIMA My name is Fatima and I am 33 years old. I live with my husband and our five children (ages 14, 13, 10, 6, and 5) as well as my mother-in-law who is 80 years old and who needs […]
March 12, 2021

After 10 years, I feel like an unwelcome guest

MEET RABIH My name is Rabih, I am from Aleppo in Syria. My family and I have been living as refugees in Lebanon for years. Living here is very difficult. I struggle to secure rent and to buy food and […]
January 15, 2021

I have no one but God and the church

MEET LILIANE My name is Liliane and I am 74 years old. My husband was the owner of a store, but we lost all our money when he got ill, and then he passed away. This was five years ago. […]
October 23, 2020

During this pandemic, the church is sharing our burden

MEET DALILA My name is Dalila and I have seven children between 11 years old and three months old. Back in Syria, we used to have our own house in a nice neighborhood. My husband worked as a driver and […]
October 5, 2020

It is a miracle we made it without a single broken bone

MEET HAGOP AND ANAHEED Hagop and Anaheed on their balcony overlooking the Beirut port. My name is Hagop, I am 90 years old. I am Lebanese and Armenian and I used to be a professional director. I live with my […]
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 […]