Targeting 15000 Syrian Beneficiaries

SOS Children's Villages in Syria announces its first ERP campaign "All Together" in Ramadan

As humanitarian support became a necessary action to be taken due to the exceptional situation Syria is facing, and aligned to its strategy of supporting the local society. The SOS Children's Villages in Syria launched its first ERP campaign "All Together" aiming to help 15000 displaced Syrians, who are living in shelters, mosques and hosting families in Damascus and its countryside.

As also the SOS Children's Villages in Syria ensures its role of supporting and empowering programmes, group of women of IDPs and FS programme were involved to prepare the Ramadani Iftar meals under the supervision of volunteered chiefs, who gave proper training to those women in aim to cook meals on specific standards. Once meals are ready, volunteers start the process of distributing the hot meals on time to displaced Syrians.

"The (All Together) campaign was built on two basic phases, first phase runs through the first 15 days of Ramadan, we will serve iftar meals to over 15000 displaced Syrians who were forced to leave their houses because of the violence running in the country" said Maher Mnajed, ERP Coordinator in Damascus who continued: "the second phase will focus on supporting the hosting families to be able to help the displaced Syrians and provide them with the necessary living requirements."

"SOS Children's Villages in Syria recognizes the vital need of emergency relief action due to the events Syria is witnessing, it caused raising the number of displaced Syrians to find a safer place and the lack of financial sources, it made us to highlight such issue and take immediate action. We invite Syrians to become part of this campaign to help other Syrians financially or morally." Stated Mr. Mnajed.

On the other hand, Mr. Rani Al Rahmo, SOS Children's Villages National Director in Syria, stated: "in the past few years, SOS Children's Villages in Syria worked on providing a loving home for orphan children and give them needed support to merge the children into the society. The association in collaboration with local sponsors worked on bringing all children's requirements to come out with the result of young successful youth. And here we are today; launching our ERP campaigns and willing to succeed in reaching our goals."

On the other hand, Mr. Rani Al Rahmo, SOS Children's Villages National Director in Syria, stated: "in the past few years, SOS Children's Villages in Syria worked on providing a loving home for orphan children and give them needed support to merge the children into the society. The association in collaboration with local sponsors worked on bringing all children's requirements to come out with the result of young successful youth. And here we are today; launching our ERP campaigns and willing to succeed in reaching our goals."

The Emergency Relief Programme –ERP- is SOS Children's Villages first humanitarian project along to other projects like sponsoring a child and the family strengthen programme, aiming to raise a child within a family in a healthy comfortable atmosphere.