Al-Swaida

Simple student grant supports Lama to achieve a great success

Throughout her college years in Arabic literature faculty, Lama benefited from the student grant program provided by SARC in Swaida. ”the student grant, despite it was simple, it helped me a lot and lessened my university spending burden especially when it comes to transportation fares.” For Lama, this grant was a favor that should be paid back. Thus, not surprisingly, she has volunteered in SARC, with sheer determination and strong desire after her graduation. Today, at the relief department in Syrian Arab Red Crescent – Swaida Branch, Lama sits to her computer, busy while completing different tasks. She returned to… Read More »


Principles In Disasters Management Course For 25 First Aiders


First aid squads’ work is a crucial part in disasters response; therefor SARC-Swaida Branch dedicated its fifth course this year on principles in disasters management for 25 first aiders, so they can fully meet their humanitarian duty in time of disasters. During the five-day course, the volunteers received the information of the basics on how to respond to disasters in accordance with its phases and nature, the information was given according to the new curriculum of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). The course concluded on Sunday 2-12-2018. To be mentioned, this training course was supported… Read More »


Together We Can: An Exhibition Combines The Skills Of 30 Women


She distributes love through gifts made by her own hands, then regains it once again through words written for her by the (Together we can) exhibition visitors. Where Ms. Retha’a participated in as a model of a woman who has managed with her sheer determination to overcome her hard marriage experience and succeed in making candles, selling them, and rely on herself to bring up her children. Ms. Retha’a is one of 30 women brought together by psychosocial support activities within the humanitarian support project at SARC-Swaida branch. These activities provided an atmosphere of awareness, entertainment, and benefits for the participated women. After… Read More »


Um Waleed will be always remembered for her spirit of giving


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 »


Principles In Disasters Management Course


At the conclusion of the “principles in disasters management” course on 07-11-2018, the trainers presented a full training scenario to give 29 volunteers the chance to know how to respond to different emergencies, and how to deal with them, in order to let them apply the information they received during five days of training in how to respond to disasters according to the disaster phases and its nature, in addition, to providing shelter, food, and water during disasters to alleviate humanitarian suffering. This training course is the fourth course in disaster management principles held by SARC Swaida-branch; the volunteers who participated… Read More »


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