April 2015

Volunteers Celebrated Al halawa Day with Children


Alhalawa’s Thursday is a popular tradition. It is like a guest visiting Homs city on the first Thursday of April of every year. Adults and children usually  celebrate it. It includes different kinds of popular white and pink sweets. Aiming at stabilizing original social traditions, SARC’s psycho- social team at the Child Friendly Spaces project provided an activity for a psychological relief in the centers of “ Maskhanah, Hesya, Alzahra’, and the inhabitants of the temporary sheltering centers in the city.” The team distributed 248 Kilos of sweets to 2450 people. The volunteers also participated the celebrating of this occasion with the… Read More »


The British Red Cross’ second visit, about the projects of improving livelihood, to SARC Homs


On April 15th , the British Red Cross delegation headed by Ms. Razmi Farook, head of program managing in Syria and Lebanon, visited SARC- Homs branch. The delegation consisted of Mr. Alexander Matthew,the program manger, and Mr. Hosam Alfaysal, the supervisor of projects in Syria. The delegation met the Head of the board of directors, Dr. Motaz Alatassi, and the members. During the visit, they discussed the cooperation between SARC and the humanitarian partners, and then they did a tour in the building; they visited the clinics, the gynecological and obstetric section and the central operations room. Finally, they did… Read More »


Together for a better school environment


In cooperation with Homs Health Directorate , SARC’s Homs Branch- hygiene promotion team carried out a campaign with slogan “Together for a better school environment. ” It targeted 12574 primary school students in the schools of “Al Eddikhar, Al Madinah Al Jamieya, Kharm Al Shami, Maskhana and Khafar Aya.” The campaign dealt with the general hygiene behaviors according to the age group, primarily with the lice contagion and how to avoid it, the teeth care and other issues. It also shed light to the importance of the protection and with improving the immunity starting with washing hands properly and then how to use the… Read More »


Training courses for Talbisah sub branch volunteers


SARC Homs – Talbisah sub branch activated a center of training and raising qualification in order to improve the volunteers’ skills in aspects of registering and  data entry. That course was based on a plan that defined 2015 courses. The first course, ICDL, was attended by 9 volunteers for three months.


Yes, she was Named Mariam


A baby girl of just two months old was found near a doctor clinic in Nahr Eisheh area. The baby was found by SARC’s volunteer from Rural Damascus branch. The volunteer instantly called the “child protection department” . The baby was named Mariam, and she is now in safe hands at the special babies care house.  


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