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 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 […]
February 2, 2018
food distribution for Syrian refugees

A small food box makes a huge difference

MEET BASSAM   “I was working in another job before this one opened up to be the Manager for food distribution for Syrian refugees in Lebanon at my church. I prayed for a month before I took it. We help each […]
December 29, 2017
cash assistance and food baskets

Food assistance in Syria gives war victims some dignity back

MEET ADNAN   “I was a 54 year old man working as a taxi driver in Syria, living with my wife Amena and our three suns. Our elder boy , Mohammed, was studying English literature in the university. Tarek, 15, […]
December 19, 2017
christians of the Middle East help together the poor and the needy

All Christians of the Middle East help together the poor and the needy

MEET FATHER ANDREAS   “I am a priest in an orthodox church in the North West of Syria. We started working with FMEEC/MERATH (Middle East Revive and Thrive) three years ago, providing cash aid, winterization items (blankets and mattresses), then food […]
November 27, 2017
Church's assistance for Syrian refugees

Sewing project and community helps a mother forgive her daughter’s killers

MEET LEILA   “I used to be a seamstress in Idleb, Syria, working and providing alone for my three children since the death of my husband in 2002. During particularly violent clashes in my city in November 2013, my home […]
November 10, 2017
relief and development projects in Syria

Refusing to flee to better serve at her church relief center in Syria

MEET NADA   “When I started working at my church relief center in Syria, I was myself internally displaced from the old city of Homs. Due to my father being an American citizen, I had the opportunity to flee to […]
September 30, 2017
Relief and development programs in Lebanon for refugees

When you give money, you give hope

MEET WISSAM   “At first, I used to think I was helping these people, but then I found out that they are really helping me. I am learning so many things through them! Our church is currently helping more than […]