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A Dot of Light in the Darkness of My Life Huda’ story

Ms. Huda is 34 years old and has four daughters. She used to live in Babilah where, in accordance with local customs, she married at 15 a young man aged 21. He was unemployed, living in his parents’ home, and even receiving his pocket money from his mother, which gave the latter tremendous power over the couple.

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Gimme a chance and see how I get!” Inas’ story

“When we look at her now we can hardly believe our eyes!”
Thus said the mother of 8-year-old Inas, a girl with special needs, mental retardation and speech disorders. She currently lives with her family composed of 5 people in the Unfinished Buildings in extremely difficult living conditions after they were expelled from Rural Damascus (Hazzé).

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Seeing Life through a new lens

Wafaa is a 51-year-old woman, married, with two daughters, who used to live in Jobar and work as an elementary teacher. The family suffered from financial hardships, the husband had to sell the house and buy a small house in Jaramana. During the crisis, the house was completely destroyed by a mortar shell.

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Wardrobe Making - CBI

Wardrobe Making

“THEY make up one half of society”—On the basis of this fact, and believing in the crucial role of women, and in order

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The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life

“Life has taught me to be as soft as leaves of a tree, as rough as its trunk, as solid as its roots, as fragrant as it

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