SARC’s Jairoud Sub Branch managed to distribute winter clothes in cooperation with (Together we draw a smile and Warm touch) campaign, and with full support from the local community. More than 5040 clothes bags (gloves, cotton pajamas, scarfs, wool hats) were distributed for primary school students. The campaign ended on Thursday 31/12/2015.
The first aid committee of SARC’s Rural Damascus Branch organized a first aid course on 9- 12/12/2015. 30 volunteers in Al Kiswah Sub Branch had participated in this course, they had theoretical and practical training to increase their qualification and make them able to respond to emergency cases.
SARC’s Rural Damascus relief team in Qatana concluded the last phase of distribution process for year 2015, where they distributed 18736 food parcels, 13681 blankets, 4612 scrubs and some other relief materials in Qatana and related areas through last December.
On the occasion of the New Year, SARC’s Rural Damascus consultation center organized an entertaining celebration for children in Jaramana area on Wednesday 30/12/2015. 185 kids between age 5 and 13 years old have participated in this event, where they watched a short film about the new year, danced and sang with the volunteers. The event was concluded with gifts distributing to the kids and best wishes in the new year.
The electricity shortage in Rural Damascus triggered water and sanitation team in SARC Rural Damascus Branch to respond and resort to alternative energy. The team installed 50 solar system heaters in the collective kitchens and shelters in (Hafeer Al Tahta, Mneen, Jaramana, Herjalle and Halboon) areas. This work will be applied also Al Drej area to reach 25000 beneficiaries.