"I don't have the means"
I was told my baby girl was starving because I could only breastfeed from one side.
"She is a miracle"
We admit patients with very low birth weights, with respiratory distress and also malformations.
"We are like sisters"
There is no difference, we are all the same but from different countries.
"We were scared of drinking the water"
We did not have hot water before, so they helped us have access to hot water and things are good now
“Everything falls on me”
I used to feel a lot of pressure psychologically and I couldn’t even talk about it at home.
“In a country where resources are scarce, education is your only weapon”
They called me to inform me I got the scholarship and, honestly, it was the biggest joy in my life.
“My talent was bringing me work, I am very proud of myself”
My friends see me as someone capable of working… they look up to me!
“We are providing them with an opportunity they did not consider”
They are not used to being around kids from different families, they are not used to having friends outside of their homes...
“We are studying so we can rebuild our country”
Hopefully, if the situation improves, we will all go back to Derik, in Syria. If I go deeper in my studies
“We do not let the water go to waste”
We try our best to save water and use it responsibly...
A chance for a better life - The success story of Hunar
Being hired under this programme was a life changing experience, financially and psychologically, both for me and the whole family
A mental health training that benefits both patients and medical staff
The training proved to be very useful, as it helped her a lot in the identification of patients with mental health needs, as well as in the diagnostic processes and in treatment planning.
A safer and more efficient waste management system
We can say that 97% of the people living in the camp cooperate, they are sorting their waste.
A striving family business made by women for women
There wasn't anywhere women could go to decompress and change scenery.
In times of economic and health crisis feeding one’s children is the real priority
Inflation and a lack of jobs have hit us hard but everyone in my family is able to eat and benefit from this card
Investing in emergency care
The steep increase in emergency cases since the beginning of the Syrian war...
Let’s beat Corona campaign in Iraq
I was infected with COVID-19 and had to suffer its symptoms for nearly 10 days, including fever,” said Zena Sabah, from Baghdad.
Overcoming the culture of shame and inspiring women to follow their dreams
We have overcome the culture of shame in the community by leaving our homes and going to houses that we clean with the consent of our husbands...
Providing women with Psychosocial support and helping them build connections
This training helps us identify the international non-governmental organisations which we can turn to for support, as well as encounter women...
Reconnecting with his children through education
I realised that I am capable of looking after my children and providing them with the best education they need
Raising awareness is very important because for almost 30 years, we had war in Kurdistan.
Self-learning becomes the new way of learning for many students during schools shutdown
The tablet, which had a one-month phone line, allowed me to communicate with my teachers and classmates to discuss the lessons.
She stands on her own feet
Here in Jordan, there are a lot of good people that want what's best for others.
Strict health regulations to ensure workers’ protection in Azraq camp
The fact that my job resumed helped me bring more things for my family unlike those who lost their jobs or had them suspended
Supporting people with disabilities and their families through affordable and accessible healthcare
I am happier now, and my life is a lot easier. I also take good care of my wheelchair because it is now part of me.
The Little Chess Master from Yarmouk
Huthayfa, 14, is a Palestine refugee from Syria. Like many Palestine refugees, Huthayfa and his family fled the war when the camp they lived in.
Unique life perspectives captured through the lens of community reporters
I am glad to have been equipped through the Community Reporters Training not only to capture the stories of suffering...
When everyone has access to safe and clean water
Our life is so much easier becaue we don't have to go outside in the cold to get water and risk getting sick... now we have it inside.
When you are determined to succeed no matter what
If you want to succeed you need to dedicate enough time to it and the proof is that even with my complicated situation...