Meet some of the inspiring people who work with to provide unconditional, life transforming, assistance to people in great need.

April 15, 2020

Their joy is the only reward we need

MEET FATHER NICHOLAS “Our city in south-west Syria has long been ignored by NGO’s, since there never was direct destruction, but the population has always been in need and we now face increasing security issues, like theft or kidnapping. Besides, […]
March 19, 2020

I am one of them

My name is Mazen and I serve our Syrian brothers in the relief team of my church. We visit them often to see what their needs are. In this season, they badly need winter items, especially where we are. The […]
July 18, 2019

When forgiveness turns to love

MEET TALIA “My name is Talia and I serve here at the church, helping Syrian refugee families in our community with food, milk, diapers, or winter assistance. The Syrian refugees we are helping have been through a lot, some are […]
June 26, 2019

Even superheroes need rest

None of what we do would be possible without the passion and the dedication of our partners on the ground. They are indeed superheroes. They are the ones living among the people they serve and weeping with them. They are […]
June 5, 2019

Staying and serving

MEET REVEREND ARA “I used to be very involved in my church in Baghdad, when the main pastor asked me if I was interested in theological training to potentially lead the church after him. After much praying, I felt it […]
March 21, 2019

Journey of a mother

MEET ROULA “I was living in a nice house with my husband, our newborn son, and two daughters. One day we were told that ISIS was coming to our neighborhood. I left the house immediately with my children. As we […]
December 5, 2018

Restoring hope and dignity

MEET PASTOR AMAL “When my wife and I started serving in our building, it wasn’t a church at all. We noticed the tension between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community here, and we perceived that the refugees were living […]
September 28, 2018

Getting ready for the new academic year

This new academic year, more than 1,600 children are enrolled in the nine education centers we are supporting in Lebanon. An additional 370 will continue to benefit from two child friendly spaces in Syria. This September, MERATH organized several trainings […]
September 16, 2018
Child friendly space in Syria

Child friendly space in Syria becomes a symbol of hope

MEET GEORGE “My name is George and I am 23 years old. I am from Damascus and I am a dentist. But I am also working in psychosocial support programs in Syria such as the child friendly space (CFS) that […]
May 20, 2018
church education programs for refugees

So much more than just academics!

MEET NADINE ” My name is Nadine and I am an English teacher in the church education program. We are four teachers and we are able to provide 75 children education in the fields of English, Math, Arabic, and Arts. […]