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 […]
October 20, 2018
Education gives new dreams and wings

Education gives a teenager new dreams

MEET DIMA “Before the war in Syria, life was decent although we were not living in luxury. My husband was a painter, and I was a housewife. When the war started we witnessed very scary things: kidnappings, fighting, airplanes flying […]
October 10, 2018

The lasting impact of education

The education projects we support have a lasting and deep impact in the lives of the children who benefit from it. This beautiful letter from Dima to her teachers is the best proof of it.   Meet Dima’s mother My […]
October 1, 2018

Quarterly highlights – Q3 2018

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October 1, 2018
Agriculture project in Syria

A time for planting, and a time for reaping

Our pilot agriculture project in Syria has helped 200 vulnerable farmers get back to their fields, and cultivate the land with all their energy. The results exceeded our expectations. The harvest season has been very good and the project has […]
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 […]
September 13, 2018
Agriculture project in Syria reunites a widow and her young daughter

Agriculture project in Syria reunites a widow and her young daughter

MEET MANAL ” The last morning I  saw my husband, he was getting ready to go do his job as a bus driver and I  begged him not to. We lived with our young daughter in Homs, Syria, and there […]
September 10, 2018
Syrian refugees growing vulnerabilities

Longing for home, uncertain to return

Eight years into the crisis, displaced Syrians are finding it even more difficult to make ends meet and are more vulnerable than ever. Refugees in neighboring countries are also confronted with internal and international pressures to go back. As much […]
July 1, 2018
Protecting children

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars

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