British Red Cross to Homs with priority of Improving livelihood


In the framework of livelihood improvement project, British Red Cross delegation paid a visit to SARC’s- Homs Branch on March 25th 2015.

The delegation was composed of Mr. Azeem Nourani, Food Security & Livelihoods delegate and Dr. Hosam Faysal, the Syrian Crisis Program Manager.

The visit was aimed to improve the beneficiaries’ livelihood projects, which have a major role in upgrading benefitted families to be actively working ones with real income. The delegation was welcomed by Dr. Motaz Al Atassi, Chairman of the Board in SARC’s – Homs Branch. Then they made a field briefing tour to some livelihood activities, which are established inside the city by the organization and other national societies.

During the field tour, the delegation visited professions and crafts workshops of Al -Insha’at Charity Societies (carpentry, blacksmith, sewing…), and the projects of Yasin Farjan sheltering centre which are supported by SARC  like (recycling wood workshop and  sewing workshop).

The visit was concluded with a visit to Homs old city to check  some workshops’ needs to be supported later.

Photo: SARC Homs – Haya Habboush

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