SARC Featured Stories

SARC’s relief aid is in people’s memory all over Syria


In Al Sham Btjma’ana festival, where SARC has its participation in the volunteering village, Waleed spotted SARC’s location from afar and eagerly raised his small hand asking his mother to take him there. As soon as he approached SARC volunteers, Waleed started talking to them, telling memorable stories about his lovely experience with them and how they helped him everywhere, whether in his own city Deir Ezzour or in Eish Al-Warwar town in Rural Damascus, where he moved and resided with his family. “Today, I am strong, thanks to your help” He said. Waleed talked about SARC malnutrition team’s visits… Read More »


Saaer enjoys the result of his work and achieves self-sustainment


For Saaer, the grant of winter seeds which he got from the Syrian Red Crescent’s livelihood project wasn’t just a source of income but with good management and good care of the plants, 35-year-old Saaer managed to create a balance between letting that grant from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies become an income source for his family that lives in Hay Al Manazel Village in rural Idlib and achieving self-sustainment. Saaer and his wife are no longer buying vegetables from the market since they use some of their planted crops (lettuce, spinach, chard, bean, chickpea,… Read More »


Eid Maamool in Al Tall


14-year-old Shahed and her friends gathered at Al Tall in Rural Damascus community center with volunteers from The Red Crescent to finish the (Resilience and Psycho-Social Support) workshop by making Eid Maamool “Arabic sweets for Eid” to present it for a number of people with disabilities to bring joy into their hearts, Shahed sincerely said: “We must share joy”


For the first time, Waseem touched his future


With admiration and curiosity, Waseem (10) gazed on the camera used to document the PSS activity launched by SARC. For he wants to be a professional photographer, he asked the cameraman to lend him the camera and click a photo. For the first time, He stretched his small hands and held a camera to help SARC volunteers clicking nice documentary photos for a PSS activity participated by more than 30 children along with Waseem in Al-Naser shelter.


Love and dreams hug under the child-friendly tent


For the small white drawing paper wouldn’t fit her love and dream, the little child, Sindous, outlined her dreams and love in a drawing of a small peaceful house and a heart full with spontaneous words expressing her gratitude to SARC-PSS team, who has launched entertaining activities for children in Hirgilleh makeshift shelter through an established child-friendly tent. “I dream of returning back home in Hamouria town. I wrote (I love you) to Yara, SARC volunteer, because I appreciate her work. SARC volunteers come every day to spread joy and play with us” said Sindous.  


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