November 2, 2022

Quarterly highlights – Q3 2022

 
November 1, 2022

Winter in the time of Cholera

After more than 11 years of conflict in Syria and three years of compounding crises in Lebanon, there still doesn’t seem to be any hope in sight. As food insecurity soars, desperation increases proportionally to humanitarian needs. Now, just as […]
October 20, 2022

A part of us died last winter

MEET KHADIJA Khadija standing outside the tent where she lives in the Bekaa valley Before the war, life was normal and easy. There was safety and we didn’t need anything. We lived in our own houses and didn’t have to […]
September 9, 2022

Bringing much needed joy and beauty to life

MEET JANA Jana and her musical therapist at our partner Child Friendly Space in Homs My family and I live in a crowded neighborhood in Homs, which was subjected to many painful events during the war. This led to a […]
August 4, 2022

Quarterly highlights – Q2 2022

 
August 4, 2022

Two years later, Lebanon struggles to recover

Two years ago, the Beirut port explosion damaged or destroyed the homes of 300,000 people, left more than 200 people dead, injured 7,000, and left most of the capital’s inhabitants traumatized. When this catastrophe happened, Lebanon had already been going […]
July 29, 2022

Finally able to catch my breath

MEET OMAYA Omaya and her two children with MERATH’s church partner My name is Omaya and I am from Egypt. My mother is Lebanese and my father is Egyptian. I was born in Egypt and when I was 3 months […]
July 15, 2022

The Lord will provide

MEET ABISSA Abissa and her youngest son drinking milk We are from Afrin, Syria. The war broke out and everything around us got destroyed so we had to leave our home. We have been living in Lebanon since 2018 with […]
June 27, 2022

We trust God has better plans for us

Visiting the Algasem family again more than four years after we initially met them left us with mixed feelings. As happy as we were to see this beautiful family again, we also felt sadness and discouragement as they were explaining […]
May 16, 2022

Showing the hand of God

MEET SAHAR My name is Sahar. I am the program coordinator and case manager of a project that supports and empowers women at my church here in Syria. As a project that advocates against gender-based violence, our main goal is […]