As a part of the series of community activities which are offered by the psycho-social support team to the female beneficiaries in some rural areas as well as in the sheltering centers of Homs city, the team concluded hairdressing and nursing courses in Talkalakh area on 21September ,and recognized to 57 women with vocational certificates as they passed the final exam. The community courses are of great importance for the female beneficiaries to be able to help those who need them during the current circumstances. It is worth mentioning that SARC psycho-social support project is supported by the Danish Red Cross.
Juniors in SARC Homs branch acquired new skills after attending educational and recreational activities during summer club. The activities were concluded on Saturday 9th of September. The volunteers suggested some new activities for winter and expressed their opinions on Summer Club activities which included basics of first aid, introduction to photography, chess, and visits to the elderly house. These activities were concluded in a ceremony attended by Dr Motaz Al Atassi, head of SARC Homs board.
On the third day of Eid Al-Adha, SARC- Homs psycho-social support team held many activities for 845 children in “Om Alkasab- Almohagreen- Gablaya- Ajabriah- Al-Zahraa and EinAltina”. It is worth mentioning that these activities were held jointly between SARC and DRC.
First Aid Committee in SARC Homs branch concluded first aid courses for 102 volunteers. These courses are designed to qualify the volunteers in first aid skills theoretically and practically and provided them with proper procedures to deal with first aid cases.
Another humanitarian duty was awaiting for SARC volunteers. They have to deliver a humanitarian relief aid convoy for 107500 people in Al-Rastan area on Sunday 27 Aug, 2017. The convoy, which was delivered jointly with ICRC and UN, contained food parcels, flour, nutrition items, blankets, medical items and water & sanitation. All mentioned relief items were received by SARC- Al-Rastan sub- branch.