The most important thing is that people know you are standing beside them during their darkest hour.
It’s so important to welcome refugees as they have no other place to go. This includes providing people with practical support, as well as meeting their emotional needs. The most important thing is that people know you are standing beside them during their darkest hour.
Eight years into the crisis, I’ve seen that food is still the biggest need. When people don’t have enough money to buy food, you are there to support them with emergency food parcels. In winter, we help people with blankets and wood stoves, as well as providing school supplies for children.
Many people are also dealing with the trauma of what they’ve gone through and you’re supporting them with psychosocial sessions so people can begin to heal. Mother support groups provide women with a place to talk and share experiences and education workshops for children offer spaces for them to learn and play together.
Absolutely! I’d like to say that, through your support, we have managed to reach around 30,000 Syrian people in urgent need. We couldn’t have done this without you.