Nour, A Story of Will and Determination

Having been paralyzed from the waist down from birth, Nour Abu Abed was about to lose any ray of hope in his life. He felt as though darkness had overcome him at all times, and had begun to lose his will to live because he did not want to continue living in the condition he was in. Nour had required extensive surgical operations in his lower spine, and now has to use a wheelchair at all times. Although he was only 8 years old, Nour did not want to face what he saw as a very long and difficult life of disability to come.

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IHSAN Cash-For-Work Program Thrives

IHSAN for Relief and Development's recent Cash-for-Work program inside Syria has proven to be a success for participants. The program has projects in 10 areas, with 32 projects executed thus far in Abdita, Ablin, Al Barah, Ar Rami, Balshun, Balyun, Basamis, IhsimJoseph, and Marayann. The projects each run for 120 days, or about 4 months.

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