ra (Um Yazan) seemed scared to remember the day when she escaped from her home in Hatitat Al-Turkman to Al- Duwaila, there is fear in her eyes, her words, and in her breath “I feel like I can’t stand on my feet and my heart is beating fast when I remember that day,” said Samira as she prepared the bulgur In order to cook Mujadara for her children.
Reaching to a safe place
Um Yazan felt overjoyed when she arrived at Al-Duwaila in 2014, her fear dissipated and she fell into a deep sleep with her children at her relatives’ house there, as a result of her tiredness from the long distance she walked while carrying her two children.
The joy of Um Yazan, which she felt during that period, quickly turned into a new burden that shouldered on her due to the small size of the room and the lack of work opportunities to help her meet her family needs; which made her moved to Al-Tal in the countryside of Damascus, where she worked for 4 years in an olive factory.
Back to home
When the mother returned with her children to Hatitat Al-Turkman, she find her house almost destroyed, with unrelenting determination, she rather worked to repair part of it, with her relatives who helped her, in addition to receiving relief aid from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent contains: blankets, mattresses, plastic sheets, and a solar lamp.
The pregnant ewes grant
The mother heard about the livelihood project and the pregnant ewes grant through the announcement of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in the region, she received two pregnant ewes, and the necessary fodder for them, after she met the pregnant ewes grant selection criteria. With the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.
The 28-year-old woman has succeeded in Livestock Farming, as she was able to double their number rapidly and overcame all the difficulties associated with raising them, she is driven by purpose of achieving her goal in starting a big project that would enhance her self-dependable to meet her children needs.