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- 07/19/18--03:03: _SARC’s relief aid i...
- 08/11/18--07:03: _Amira and Sahar are...
- 08/27/18--02:28: _Future maybe caught...
- 08/27/18--03:06: _Humanity in sight o...
- 08/27/18--03:22: _Sympathy provokes h...
- 08/27/18--03:29: _13 Years in fields ...
- 08/27/18--03:49: _“Since crisis exclu...
- 08/27/18--03:55: _“Humanitarian work ...
- 08/27/18--04:09: _13 years of volunta...
- 09/04/18--05:44: _Her worries about c...
- 09/18/18--01:40: _SARC livelihood pro...
- 09/19/18--05:06: _At a very young age...
- 10/25/18--03:24: _SARC helps Celine h...
- 11/11/18--04:05: _“Life seems more be...
- 11/18/18--04:50: _Um Waleed will be a...
- 11/23/18--06:01: _Warm reunion reveal...
- 11/25/18--04:29: _Livelihood initiati...
- 07/19/18--03:03: SARC’s relief aid is in people’s memory all over Syria
- 08/11/18--07:03: Amira and Sahar are friends for best and worst moments
- 08/27/18--02:28: Future maybe caught in circumstances, but the present is in our hand
- 08/27/18--03:22: Sympathy provokes humanitarian work
- 08/27/18--03:29: 13 Years in fields of charity
- 08/27/18--03:49: “Since crisis excludes no one….It might affect me as well”
- 08/27/18--03:55: “Humanitarian work is the most transcendental thing in her life”
- 08/27/18--04:09: 13 years of voluntarism is merely a start!
- 09/04/18--05:44: Her worries about children motivate Fatima to find an exit
- 09/18/18--01:40: SARC livelihood project in Idlib
- 09/19/18--05:06: At a very young age, Leen attains her self-fulfillment
- 10/25/18--03:24: SARC helps Celine have a lively childhood…
- 11/11/18--04:05: “Life seems more beautiful through my camera lens”
- 11/18/18--04:50: Um Waleed will be always remembered for her spirit of giving
- 11/23/18--06:01: Warm reunion reveals the agony of absence
- 11/25/18--04:29: Livelihood initiatives in Zabadani
In Al Sham Btjma’ana festival, where SARC has its participation in the volunteering village, Waleed spotted SARC’s location from afar and eagerly raised his small hand asking his mother to take him there. As soon as he approached SARC volunteers, Waleed started talking to them, telling memorable stories about his lovely experience with them and how they helped him everywhere, whether in his own city Deir Ezzour or in Eish Al-Warwar town in Rural Damascus, where he moved and resided with his family. “Today, I am strong, thanks to your help” He said. Waleed talked about SARC malnutrition team’s visits… Read More »
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Amira (40) believed that “Dreams couldn’t be achieved through making wishes. Only determination can make it”. She knew how to make living amidst tough circumstances when her husband passed away leaving her alone with many children. Amira invested her talent in sewing along with her neighbor, Sahar, whose husband had a critical health condition, also has suffered similar circumstances and decided to light a candle better than to curse the darkness. The two women applied for SARC’s livelihood grants and received sewing machines, after an assessment process ensured their ability to manage a small business project. SARC team follow up… Read More »
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For Ayala (22) the concept of humanity boils down to a quotation said by Gibran Khalil Gibran: “The tribune of humanity is in its silent heart, never its talkative mind”. She believes that a humanitarian work is carried out far from personal interest or waiting for a reward. A year and a half ago, Ayla has volunteered in first aid squads of SARC – Homs branch. She is a student in Architecture engineering and she almost could excel in her college were it not for the crisis, which has affected many aspects of her life and made her to step forward with no plans… Read More »
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In his point of view, Mouhanad (29) considers that the Humanitarian work is not limited to providing a material assistant, but it extends to be a community culture where work is entwined with personal life. He, who volunteered at the relief and distribution team of SARC – Tartous branch in 2014, puts his voluntary work as the first priority in shades of a humanitarian crisis and dire needs. The crisis in Syria has tough impacts over Mouhand’s life as it forced him to leave his home in Tabaqa – Raqa city- and held up his MA education in economics and commerce. However, he believes that with… Read More »
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It is well known that sympathy is a heartfelt emotion that motivates humankind to help each other, and this is why Douaa (27) volunteered in SARC- #Qounaitera branch 3 years ago. She has joined the mobile clinic team where she learned how to turn sympathy to a genuine assistance. She was keen to provide #humanitarian services, though the crisis obliged her to leave her home and to give up her study in Agriculture engineering. Today, Douaa dreams of returning to her home and college and has hope that tomorrow is a better day.
It is essential and usual alike for Mouhamad to stay vigilant to receive emergency calls at his working place in SARC-Response unite. Mouhamed, whose experience in volunteerism has extended back to 13 years ago, when he joined SARC – Hama branch, has recognized the value of the teamwork and the importance of the specialization. He also learned to be calm and good listener while communication with beneficiaries. “The humanitarian work is a vibrant action because it is built on giving,” He said Similar to most Syrians, Mouhamed wishes that peace and happiness prevail over his beloved country, Syria.
“The name of my mother (Jamilah, which means beautiful) has its meaning over the years when I was close to her before the crisis in Syria, but today things changed and my mother is far from me which gave my life different face and taste,” Said Imad. Imad, the darling of his mother, grew up to his 30s and has dedicated himself to help affected and displaced families with the motivation of love he fed by his mother. “Since crisis excludes no one, it might affect me as well. I always think about affected families and tries to walk in their… Read More »
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Through her life, Lama (29) has done her best to help those in need as much as she could. 8 years ago, she joined SARC as a volunteer in order to have access to more affected people and support them efficiently. “Humanitarian work is the most transcendental thing in my life.” she said. Lama has managed to make a balance between her humanitarian duty and her education. She has successfully obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics and commerce and managed to reach a post of hygiene promotion coordinator due to her excellence in volunteerism, where she has learned to work with… Read More »
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43-year-old Tawfik says: “13 years and it still feels like I started yesterday” Tawfik has been a volunteer in SARC since 2005, his journey involved several stages, of which the first was working as an ambulance driver and soon he was eager to join the first- aid- team and so he took a training in the principles of first aid and started his duties as a paramedic in addition to his first job as a driver. Tawfik is a father of 4 children which is definitely not an easy thing but since he’s also involved in the humanitarian work that makes his day much… Read More »
Similar to most Syrians, Fatima has suffered difficult circumstances due to the crisis, which affected her career, social life, physical and psychological aspects. However, she didn’t give up and decided to find an exit. “In the beginning, I was hesitant to visit SARC’s psychological clinic, but the determination to find a solution motivated me to that”. She said. In SARC’s social care center, Fatima has involved in an intervention plan designed by the psychological health department, where she attended educational sessions, checked by a specialist physician, got proper medications and participated in PSS entertaining activities. During health recovery, Fatima followed… Read More »
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The seeds grants provided by SARC livelihood project is aimed to enhance the self-sufficiency for Fatima. But she went beyond and processed the vegitables crops to pickles that could make another source of income for her family. It is worth mentioning that the livelihood project in idlib is supported by
Full of energy and enthusiasm, Leen (19 Y) showed splendid brilliance at hairstyle workshop launched by SARC’s community center and supported by Danish Red Cross in Idleb branch. “I have joined the workshop because I need to attain a self-fulfillment and play an active role in my community.” Leen said.
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Celine a 2-year-old girl had been suffering from a brain tumor since she was 5 months old. Resection was conducted to remove part of the tumor in her brain. The Surgery had side effects and it left Celine diagnosed with Paraperisis, therefore her mother reached out to Al-Bassel hospital in Tartous where they recommended for Celine a standing Table. Consequently, Celine’s mother seeked for assistance from the MIKA team of SARC-HSP who responded immediately and delivered the standing table. Celine was referred to the Child Protection program to follow up her treatment and physiotherapy sessions at Al- Bassel Hospital. The… Read More »
His glittering eyes and broad smile hide the strong determination of Mohamed (9 y) to be a professional photographer in the future. SARC teams met him and his family in Mohamed Ali Braidy shelter in Hama during a mission of distributing winter items for 314 families there. They have watched him carrying his camera, observing people and scenes through a lens and asking his friends to smile before taking a photo. He will be a famous photographer as long as SARC volunteers have believed in his talent and motivated him to achieve his dream. It is worth mentioning that the… Read More »
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You just need to cast a small eye to Um Waleed (70 y) to recognize the amount of misery she has suffered and the amount of giving she has provided as well throughout her life. The misery is quite clear with her heavy footsteps and the traces of the wool threads that seem mingled with her hand’s lines, while giving is evidenced by the sum of money she slipped in the donation box allocated by SARC’s Swaida branch to help people in need. The great woman has dedicated her whole life for her 7 children and for people in need… Read More »
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Elaf (means affinity) restored the deep meaning of her name as she reunited with her family Only a heart-warming family cuddle could express a yearning that was too deep to be uttered in words. At Kassab border point, in Lattakia, waiting-time was over and the dream came true because SARC and ICRC managed to fulfill a humanitarian mission under Restoring Family Link Program. On the reunion day- Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018- The whole family of Elaf stood together waiting for her arrival. Her father has just hoped her to return in a healthy state, while her siblings kept mentioning her… Read More »
In the most tranquil lane in Zabadani you need only to follow the hammer sound to reach Mr. Ahmad Knaish at his small productive and well-organized workshop. On the way to that shop, you will get sight of unforgettable visual scenes, among them the livelihood projects launched to encourage the local townspeople to return home and regain their lives there. As soon as you reach Ahmad’s workshop, you will discover that the 54 years old man is highly professional in repairing domestic ovens. Ahmad, whose difficult circumstances were his pure motivation to return, said: “I have come back home and… Read More »