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 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 […]
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 […]
March 1, 2018

Pray for the people in Eastern Ghouta

We invite you to join us in prayer so that human life in Eastern Ghouta may be safeguarded and that the ceasefire voted by the UN’s security council may be respected from both sides. We believe in the power of […]
January 1, 2018
church learning center

Syrian refugee teaches the children of his former enemies

MEET FADI   “I am from a large city in Syria where fighting became quite violent and I had to flee to Lebanon in 2013. Now, I teach Arabic to 120 Syrian refugee children aged 6-11. When I started teaching […]
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, […]
November 15, 2017
Child-friendly space in Syria

Child-friendly space in Syria : a breath of fresh air in a war-torn country

MEET NAWAL   “My name is Nawal and I am 45 years old. My husband is 50 years old and we have a 13 year old son, which goes to the child friendly space of our neighborhood in Syria, where I […]