SARC Rural Damascus volunteers replaced the most damaged parts in Ein Minin water network and repaired it to secure clean water for people there. Within three months of hard working to rehabilitate this network, SARC- water and sanitation team in cooperation with ICRC finished replacing 4 KM water pipes last week .
SARC Rural Damascus branch organized a workshop for 34 volunteers from its sub-branches. The workshop included these subjects: (methods of planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting, in addition to setting and analyzing goals) and concluded with an overview of Sphere project. This workshop is supported by the International Medical Corps (IMC), and it’s the first of its kind for hygiene Promotion teams in SARC’s Rural Damascus.
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 .