Al-Shahba Community Center of SARC – Aleppo seeks to reach all affected children and adolescents all over Aleppo city and countryside through its mobile teams. With an aim to have a place in Bani Zaid neighborhood for holding their awareness raising session, educational and entertaining activities, the PSS mobile team has worked over the week in collaboration with children from the neighborhood to rehabilitate Sulaiman Al-Fares Mosque in order to host activities for different age groups.
Mariam (8 months) looks very happy after taking her medicine, while her five sisters play in the shelter, which has kept its courtyard open to all children after their return to Mleha in Eastern Ghouta. While SARC medical team examined more than 70 patients and provided medicines to them, in addition to raising awareness session for 40 women about healthy nutrition and common diseases, with a support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The team will visit this area periodically to provide the necessary services.
SARC services reach as many areas as possible to help the most vulnerable people, so SARC Rural Damascus branch established a new sub-branch in Al Mlaihasub town last week. For this goal and in order to develop the work, the branch organized induction course for the community leaders in Al Mlaiha and the local councils in Al Mlaiha, Zebdin, Deir Al-Asafir, Shab’a, and Hitayt al-Turkman. The trainers presented information about the establishment of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, the Geneva conventions, the establishment of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and its work.
For two months, they have used to meet and share class-desk in a catch-up program designed to reintegrate students into the education system. However, their last meeting in SARC community center carried different goal, which is to celebrate their success. Pass rate among beneficiaries of the educational program launched by Akrama center exceeded 90% and15 students excelled in middle-school education. Therefore, the center and child protection department organized awards ceremony to honor their successful performance and attendance. The ceremony included entertaining and interactive activities where the students share thoughts and joy.
In conjunction with the convoys dispatched to Daraa and its Rural, SARC delivered humanitarian aid convoy to Hola in Homs and Hirr-Bnfseh in Hamah on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The convoy (39 trucks) carried 17.800 food parcels, 17.800 flour bags, 3000 family hygiene kits, 7.500 soap kits, 3.100 plastic sheets, 7.500 blankets, 6.300 solar energy lamps, 3.400 mattresses, 6.000 coloring books, 2.100 self-education books, nutrition items (peanuts butter and high energy biscuit), water sterilization items, medicines & medical supplies, midwifery supplies, nutritional supplements for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and vitamins & minerals for children. It is worth mentioning that these… Read More »