December 11, 2023

Our hope is to be back before Christmas

MEET MAHA My name is Maha. I am married to Joseph and we have five children who are grown up or studying. We are currently displaced from Rmeish, a beautiful village in the South right near the border. Back in […]
April 20, 2022

Regaining our value as human being

MEET KHALED Khaled and his family in front of their tent in Syria, greeting the church’s representative visiting them. My name is Khaled and my wife and I have eight children. Before the conflict, my family and I were considered […]
December 15, 2021

We feel like we are renovating our house ourselves

MEET HAMID The lack of proper accommodation remains an obstacle for many Syrians who are considering moving back to where they lived before the beginning of the war. In the past 5 years and in collaboration with FMEEC, we have […]
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 […]
March 19, 2021

Quarterly highlights – Q1 2021

 
March 15, 2021

The light shines in the darkness

It is hard to believe that the ongoing Syrian civil war started 10 years ago. This is an anniversary we all wish we did not have to commemorate. As the situation for families affected by the war keeps on getting […]
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 […]
February 15, 2021

Messengers of hope

MEET FATHER NICOLAS “Our church is located in south-west Syria, an area that remained relatively safe throughout the war. We have had many displaced families coming in since the start of the conflict, 10 years ago. We started seeing homeless […]
February 5, 2021

Winter warmth

After a relatively warm December, winter hit Lebanon and Syria hard in January and is expected to continue bringing heavy rains, hailstorms, and snow at higher altitudes. As many vulnerable families in both countries lack indoor heating, we are thankful […]
April 16, 2020

Spring at last!

For the families we help serve, spring comes with the relief to have made it through one more harsh winter. In Lebanon and Syria, temperatures went down to 20°F this winter, with heavy rain, storms, and shortages of electricity and […]