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

June 7, 2021

A permanent helping hand

MEET THAMINA My name is Thamina and I am 30 years old. I live with my husband and our three children (ages 17, 12, 10). Before the war, we were living on a farm in the western Homs province. We […]
May 10, 2021

Longing for home

MEET SHATI Shati with her husband and their 18-month-old baby girl My name is Shati, I am from Bangladesh and I have been living in Lebanon for six years. I came to Lebanon in the hope of earning enough money […]
April 15, 2021

Are there really people like this in the world?

MEET CHEIKHA   My name is Cheikha. I am Lebanese and I have four grown-up sons whom I raised as a single mother. My son Charbel suffers from autism and despite being 30 years-old now, he is still in a […]
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 […]