SARC – Aleppo livelihood team supervises “Home Gardens” project that included providing grants to the families of the eastern countryside of Aleppo (Al-Khafsa, Dair Hafer, Menbej and Al-Bab). The team has recently evaluated the benefits and usefulness of this project. Earlier this year, volunteers of the team distributed 4000 winter home garden kits that contained seeds for five winter vegetables (cabbage, parsley, beans, peas and spinach) in addition to farming tools supported by ICRC and IFRC.
SARC – Aleppo shelter team exerts all efforts to respond to the needs of people displaced from Afrin to Tal Refaat in north-eastern Aleppo countryside. The team has recently assessed the needs of IDPs then distributed 300 shelter kits that contain wooden doors and windows to improve living conditions and increase privacy and security. It is worth mentioning that those kits were supported by UNHCR.
Every day, SARC – Aleppo protection and psychosocial support team accompanies cancer children during their treatment at the Oncology Department, Aleppo University Hospital. Volunteers of the team do their best to ease the psychological pain that the healing process leaves on children and their families. As the month of Ramadan has just begun, volunteers decorated the treatment room and held a special activity on this occasion, where children, along with their mothers and doctors, made lanterns and listened to interesting stories told by a story-teller. This activity drew smiles on children’s innocent faces and enhanced their determination to beat the… Read More »
SARC- Aleppo water and construction team in collaboration with ICRC has recently finished rehabilitating 11 water pumping stations in Tal Refaat. The rehabilitation involved repairing pumps and supporting the stations with electric panels and cables. This will improve the water supply and secure drinkable water for 40,000 people in north Aleppo countryside.
“No words can describe how delightful I am to see him healthy again”, said Om Maher, a mother of a seven-month-old child who suffered severe malnutrition. When Maher visited the nutrition clinic, he was only 3.7 kg and suffer sleep disorders and skin lesions. Today, after four months of treatment, Maher weighs 9 kg. His healthy smile makes everyone around happy. Maher and 404 other children overcame malnutrition last year with management and supervision by SARC – Aleppo nutrition team in collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross.