Watch how your support impacts the lives of real people. When you sponsor Syrian Forum, you are endorsing programs that empower futures and alleviate suffering.
Our friendly and safe spaces serve 445,455 children that have been traumatized by the disorder in Syria. We provide a number of programs that benefit students’ education and development, as well as their physical and mental health. Our aim is to uplift every student and give them the resources they need to be a successful contributor to civil society. With our help, Syrian children can continue their education and establish more secure, self-sufficient futures.
Majeda was once one of 2 million Syrian children not receiving any education. Like many children her age, Majeda dropped out of school to work and support her family. With the help and encouragement of her local education center, Majeda is back in class as one of her school’s hardest-working students. Now with a deep appreciation for her education, Majeda is studying hard to become a teacher. One day, Majeda will pass on the same kindness and devotion she experienced to her own students.
Zakaria was born deaf. When Zakaria was young, he would observe his peers talking and laughing and was deeply saddened by his inability to participate. Now, with the help of his hearing aid, Zakaria is learning how to speak verbally and will one day be able to communicate freely with his comrades.
Since the crisis in Syria began, over 2 million houses have been destroyed. Without the necessary resources, 70% of civilians are unable to rebuild their homes. Omar is one of those people. Omar’s situation is unique in that he is a single father to 3 children, each with health issues. Syrian Forum rebuilt a home for Omran and his children, giving them a foundation from which to build the rest of their lives. Through 2020, Syrian Forum has rehabilitated 4,661 houses. We hope to continue our good work moving forward.
Millions of Syrians have been displaced from their homes and forced into lives of poverty. If they’re lucky, families live in thin tents made of tarps. Many are left to construct housing out of whatever is available. Families face harsh conditions in low-quality housing and no means for improvement. With your support, Syrian Forum can continue to turn makeshift camps into sustainable living situations.
Syrian children are faced with obstacles they must overcome just in order to receive an education. Whether they be economic hardships, physical ailments, or illness, each challenge has great weight in holding these children back. But these kids aren’t giving up. Their dedication, combined with the efforts by Ishan for Relief and Development, has brought forth amazing changes within displaced communities.
50% of schools in Syria are damaged. That means countless children have been left without access to proper education. Syrian Forum aims to provide those children with an education and a love for learning that will help them lead proud successful futures.
Thousands of people victimized by the conflict in Syria face thirst and dehydration every day. Clean, available, drinking water is a limited resource across Syria. Syrian Forum is fighting thirst by providing access to freshwater. We rehabilitate and install water stations to ensure Syrians never have to look too far for a glass of water. Access to clean water is part of our WASH program and supports the health and hygiene of all Syrians.
Many people underestimate a Syrian winter. Just as the desert gets unbearably hot in the summer, winter brings biting cold. The harsh drop in temperatures is only part of the reason winter is insufferable. Flooding destroys homes and fosters bacteria and disease. Soggy floors make building fires or heaters difficult. Syrians are left battling bitter winter conditions frozen to their core.
With the right opportunities, anything is possible. The Bazaar marketplace is home to over 39 locally owned and operated shops. It is through these businesses that the Syrian economy will flourish. Rebuilding Syrian lives happens one life, one project, at a time. Help us continue inspiring growth by supporting our programs today.
The devastation in Syria has left many women at great risk of gender-based violence. Widows are now responsible for supporting entire families and are forced into compromising situations. They don’t have a choice. Syrian Forum provides critical support services to women and families in need. We teach economic independence and other skills that will allow women to lead safer, successful lives.
The sad reality for orphans is that they have no one to support them. We want to change that. To ensure that displaced Syrian orphans get the opportunities they deserve, we will be partnering with the Directorate of Religious Affairs to implement an orphan sponsorship program. This initiative will empower thousands of orphans to achieve success in ways they may have never imagined for themselves.
Despite the incredible progress we have made, thousands of displaced Syrians do not have access to clean drinking water. There is still work to be done. Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) is of our largest sectors and top priorities. Access to clean water is critical to communal health and wellbeing, among other things. Support our WASH program today.
An individual’s success promotes success across their entire community. As part of our Economic Empowerment program, our men’s centers provide jobs that support families and strengthen local economies. Your support will help us continue to empower self-sufficient societies across Syria.
2 million syrians in 1400 camps Thank you for support and all your help in alleviating the suffering of syrian people Made an immediate difference We will continue our good work
Tune in to the conversation with these interviews. Advocates from Omran Center for Strategic Studies discuss and analyze Syrian policies and affairs.
Omran Center for Strategic studies composes research-based publications to inform the public of developments regarding the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Watch Omran’s Executive Director, Ammar Kahf, as he discusses new sanctions on the Assad regime.
Turmoil in Syria is still ongoing, 11 years after the war began. Join Navver Saban, a military analyst with Omran Center for Strategic Studies, as he analyzes the events surrounding the conflict in Syria for Straight Talk.
Yasser Tabbara is a Senior Fellow at Omran Center for Strategic Studies. Listen in on his discussion with The Newsmakers about the prosecution, or lack thereof, of crimes in Syria.
Children are the future of Syria. Our education program helps put kids back in school with a life-long love for learning. Our efforts have reached over 222,898 beneficiaries in 2021 alone.
Our aim is to empower a self-reliant civil society in Syria. Food Security and Livelihood projects provide a foundation for society to be built upon and support progress for years to come.
Lack of civil structure leaves those most vulnerable without proper protection. Our protection programs keep women and children out of harm's way by providing safe spaces for them to rely on.
Shelter is of the utmost importance in such an unforgiving environment. Our rehabilitation efforts provide secure, comfortable housing for individuals and families to rebuild their lives in.
Water, sanitation, and hygiene are all included in our WASH services. To prevent illness and promote regular hygienic practices, WASH services provide resources essential to keeping camps safe and sanitized.
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