SARC Psychosocial Support team organized awareness sessions and a vocational training course for 40 mothers along with various activities for 100 children in Shawaqa (Al Khieam area) during the last 5 months. The twins Rasha and Rashine (four years old), met the team during the final activities in an open day for the children and their mothers after providing the necessary services for them.
Fatima( 9 years) waits the whole week to join her friends ( the psycho-social support volunteers ), who come each Monday, in Al Ghezlania Consulting Center and participate in their activities among more than 500 kids and teenagers. In the same time, 200 students from primary and secondary school certificates attend the center to get Maths, Physics, Chemistry and french language classes. IFRC supports this center working in cooperation between SARC and DRC.
A small room gathering children and adolescents full of live with men and women full of ambition , hurrying daily to SARC community center in Qatana to join SARC volunteers in their various activities : entertainment activities and education courses ( English , French , Arabic and Mathematics ) to students between 6 and 18 years old including courses for illiterates from all ages and cooking and sport for women . 80 to 90 children beneficiaries benefit daily from the center and 20 women from the 4 monthly courses .
Due to the current circumstances in Syria, all life’s styles have been affected. Today, it is difficult to get the least basic needs of living like health care, clean water and even food. SARC has exerted its best efforts to alleviate sufferings of the most vulnerable people. It managed to set up collective kitchens supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and in cooperation with charity societies. The collective kitchens in (Rural Damascus, Homs and Aleppo) provide hot ready to eat meals for hosted people and displaced people who lives in sheltering centers and skeleton buildings. Cooking… Read More »
One drop in their weak body protects them from a disease, as 2734 children and 88 mothers received the vaccine by specialized volunteers of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Harasta during last week. The vaccines included immunization against these diseases: (tuberculosis, Hepatitis, oral paralysis, muscle paralysis, measles), In addition to tetanus vaccine for mothers. The vaccination campaign will reach primary school students in the region soon.