SARC Featured Stories

Reaping the Golden Crop


Held with strong hands, the yellow golden crop along the sprawling meadows are an auspicious indicator of a good harvest season for the farmers, who benefited from the chickpea and fertilizer donation this year. Abu Khaled was among these farmers who harvested his crops in Maf’aleh village – Swaida, and won a good provision of chickpea that matches his family needs and enough extra seeds to plant them next year. 5% of the total Beneficiaries were visited during the post-harvest phase in order to have their production’s quantities evaluated. Therefore, SARC- livelihood teams in Swaida branch concluded the final stage… Read More »


Piece of Paper and a pen


Neither advanced age nor chores could make education an impossible mission for ladies with self-motivation along with encouraging families. Those ladies whose ages range between (25- 65) tuned their time according to school bell of literacy classes which were launched by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)) and supported by Danish Red Cross (DRC) in a community center in Al-Dwella area in Damascus city. Reem Obeid (55 years old): “I came to know about the center by chance. I thought it is a dispensary, but as soon as I heard about the courses, I had my submission and joineda literacy… Read More »


SARC keeps a smile on Nour’s Face


4-year-old Noor takes her first steps, using a specially walking frame that adapted for her by SARC- PRP Center. Nour is one of many children who had been supported by the center that provides beneficiaries with artificial limbs, physical treatments and psychosocial support in order to help them restore their normal lives


A sheltering Story


Fatima, a mother of three, was forced out her home three years ago. A year and half has passed since she sheltered in one of the collective shelters in Aleppo. She depends on selling simple items to make a living as she has no breadwinner and her oldest child is only fifteen. Fatima was sheltering with her mother, children and her brother’s family, which consist of 5 individuals, in one room with plastic insulators. Sheltering team of SARC – Aleppo stepped up for them. The team assembled a room for her and her mother and children to provide more privacy… Read More »


A Story Between Difficulty of Travelling and Amputation Suffering


During the current crisis, some people lost their lower or upper limbs ; either they had an injury or their illness developed to the extent that they lost one of their limbs. On  April 2014, the Disaster management committee of SARC- Homs branch  insisted on forming a PWSN team. The team’s basic mission, which is done by some doctors and volunteers of the health awareness team, was to do a health survey and an assessment for the disabled people and to provide them by the necessary needs according to the survey and assessment data. Some cases needed follow up observation, so… Read More »


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