Abdul Wahab’s Story

Abdul Wahab had just returned home when the airstrike began. It was not the first time his community, a small town just north of Homs, had faced a brutal attack by the Syrian regime. Before Abdul Wahab could find shelter, a bomb exploded in the street, seriously injuring him and partially destroying his home—reducing treasured belongings and precious memories to ashes.

As a young man living in Syria, Abdul Wahab had endured one injustice after another—forced displacement, indiscriminate violence, and imminent arrest. To many, Abdul Wahab’s future seemed hopeless. But not to us.

Through Syrian Forum’s education and empowerment programs, Abdul Wahab began to rebuild his life. He joined Syrian Forum’s Youth Support Center in Homs, where he participated in psychosocial support sessions, completed English and computer classes, and developed new skills to restore and rebuild his community.

Today, will you help us empower thousands of others like Abdul Wahab?

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Ramadan Kareem

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From all of us at Syrian Forum USA, we wish you and your loved ones a blessed Ramadan.

After more than seven years of conflict, Syrian families continue to face unprecedented challenges. But, with your support, we can empower them to rebuild their lives and their communities.

This Ramadan, you can help Syrians rise from the ashes.

Help us sustain Syrian lives. Since 2013, Syrian Forum has delivered more than 26 million services to struggling communities, from Idlib to Eastern Ghouta. The organization provides emergency relief, builds the capacity of local institutions, and restores critical infrastructure, from water stations to school buildings.

Help us empower self-sufficiency. Since 2014, Syrian Forum has helped more than 14,000 Syrian refugees find jobs in Turkey, and the organization has equipped nearly 8,000 Syrian professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to restore their communities.

Help us nurture the next generation of leaders. With your support, Syrian Forum will continue to educate, protect, and uplift Syrian children and youth through diverse programs, from psychosocial support services to community soccer tournaments.

Click here to donate: https://www.launchgood.com/project/rebuild_syrian_lives_with_your_zakat#!/

Empowering Food Security

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Through one of our six specialized institutions, we are helping Syrian communities plant and cultivate home gardens, a sustainable solution to food insecurity. In partnership with ACTED, our team is providing 3,600 households with seeds, irrigation systems, and farming tools to begin their gardens. 
 
Additionally, through this partnership, we are providing support to about 500 olive farmers and about 140 wheat farmers.
 

 

Employing Hope

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Since 2014, we have helped more than 14,000 Syrian refugees find jobs in Turkey. Now, with a sustainable income, these individuals are able to support themselves and their families.
Through our offices in Turkey, we have also empowered nearly 74,000 Syrians through vocational training and professional development programs. Dedicated to rebuilding Syrian communities, we are proud to help cultivate a vibrant Syrian workforce.

 

Justice for Douma

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On Saturday, at least 42 people were killed during the Assad regime's chemical weapons attack on Douma, a city in besieged Eastern Ghouta. The attack, an egregious war crime, injured hundreds of innocent people and forced thousands to leave their homes in search of refuge.
Today, and every day, we stand in solidarity with our Syrian brothers and sisters.
We call on the international community to ensure accountability for these crimes, and we encourage our supporters to stand with us, as we fight for justice and freedom in Syria.
As a part of the American Relief Coalition for Syria, we join other Syrian American organizations in condemning this brutal attack. You may read our joint statement here: https://www.arcsyria.org/press-release/syrian-diaspora-organizations-condemn-recent-chemical-attacks-call-accountability.