SARC Stories

SARC livelihood project in Idlib


The seeds grants provided by SARC livelihood project is aimed to enhance the self-sufficiency for Fatima. But she went beyond and processed the vegitables crops to pickles that could make another source of income for her family. It is worth mentioning that the livelihood project in idlib is supported by  


Her worries about children motivate Fatima to find an exit


Similar to most Syrians, Fatima has suffered difficult circumstances due to the crisis, which affected her career, social life, physical and psychological aspects. However, she didn’t give up and decided to find an exit. “In the beginning, I was hesitant to visit SARC’s psychological clinic, but the determination to find a solution motivated me to that”. She said. In SARC’s social care center, Fatima has involved in an intervention plan designed by the psychological health department, where she attended educational sessions, checked by a specialist physician, got proper medications and participated in PSS entertaining activities. During health recovery, Fatima followed… Read More »


13 years of voluntarism is merely a start!


43-year-old Tawfik says: “13 years and it still feels like I started yesterday” Tawfik has been a volunteer in SARC since 2005, his journey involved several stages, of which the first was working as an  ambulance driver and soon he was eager to join the first- aid- team and so he took a training in the principles of first aid and started his duties as a paramedic in addition to his first job as a driver. Tawfik is a father of 4 children which is definitely not an easy thing but since he’s also involved in the humanitarian work that makes his day much… Read More »


“Humanitarian work is the most transcendental thing in her life”


Through her life, Lama (29) has done her best to help those in need as much as she could. 8 years ago, she joined SARC as a volunteer in order to have access to more affected people and support them efficiently. “Humanitarian work is the most transcendental thing in my life.” she said. Lama has managed to make a balance between her humanitarian duty and her education. She has successfully obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics and commerce and managed to reach a post of hygiene promotion coordinator due to her excellence in volunteerism, where she has learned to work with… Read More »


“Since crisis excludes no one….It might affect me as well”


“The name of my mother (Jamilah, which means beautiful) has its meaning over the years when I was close to her before the crisis in  Syria, but today things changed and my mother is far from me which gave my life different face and taste,” Said Imad. Imad, the darling of his mother, grew up to his 30s and has dedicated himself to help affected and displaced families with the motivation of love he fed by his mother. “Since crisis excludes no one, it might affect me as well. I always think about affected families and tries to walk in their… Read More »


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