March 8, 2019

In the bleak mid-winter

In 2018-2019, Lebanon and Syria went through one of the harshest winters in many years as they were hit by intense storms, heavy rain, and snowfall leading to floods and freezing temperatures that severely affected numerous families living in makeshift […]
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

Quarterly highlights – Q2 2018

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June 26, 2018
Remedial education in Syria

Remedial education in Syria helps a hearing impaired 10 year old feel like a child again

MEET SANAA “Our daughter Sanaa is ten years old. We are from Aleppo, but had to escape with our other daughter to a safer place in Syria. There were many explosions in our area and Sanaa witnessed one from so […]
June 17, 2018
Rehabilitating homes in Syria

Rehabilitating homes, rebuilding lives

MERATH’s local church partners started rehabilitating homes in Syria, enabling needy families to live in their homes once more. By providing safe homes to live in and much needed work for local people, MERATH will enable vulnerable Syrian families, who have […]