February 19, 2024

You presented the Gospel without even speaking

MEET REVEREND MAAN In Syria, the situation was already terrible before the earthquake but got even worse after it. We had already been helping vulnerable people for years so we were quick to respond to this new catastrophe. We went […]
February 7, 2024

One year later, Syrians are still shaken

The earthquakes shook the Syrian people to their core. It shattered the hopes of all those who had begun rebuilding their lives after twelve years of war and displacement. One year later, humanitarian needs in Syria continue to soar, and […]
February 2, 2024

A new sparkle in their eyes

MEET PASTOR ABDALLAH During the war, Aleppo suffered a great deal. It was besieged and a huge part of the city was completely destroyed. At the time of the earthquake, people who had long been displaced were starting to come […]
January 26, 2024

Seeing my daughter laugh is a dream come true

MEET TALIA Talia (second girl from the left) and her friends at our partner child friendly space in Homs My husband and I have three children: two girls who are 14 and seven years old, and a boy who is […]
June 21, 2023

“Don’t worry, it is just an earthquake”

MEET HUSSEIN Illustrative picture © Lisanne van der Schors for Medair My name is Hussein and I am from the Latakia Governorate in northwestern Syria. I have three sisters and two brothers, most of them married and living with their […]
June 15, 2023

My children needed help

MEET SALWA Sara (right) and her friends at our partner child friendly space in Mhardeh My name is Salwa, I am married and have two children, Walid and Sara, who are 9 and 6 years old. My husband is an […]
May 6, 2023

There is deep and lasting joy in giving

MEET NOUR Badee (left) and Nour (right) are in charge of the relief projects of their church in Tartous, Syria My name is Nour and I help Badee, who leads our church in Tartous, with the relief projects of the […]
March 1, 2023

Through Him who gives us strength

All through the month of February, multiple earthquakes and aftershocks hit Turkey and Syria, killing, injuring, and displacing tens of thousands of people in the middle of a winter storm. In Syria, the earthquakes came on top of a cholera […]
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 […]
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 […]