Hunger and a lack of hope

Hunger and a lack of hope

Since not much active fighting is happening in Syria, the country has mostly fallen from world headlines. It seems that many people have forgotten about it. However, hunger and a lack of hope linger within its borders.   “Poverty, inflation, shortages, hunger, and a...
“I was crippled with burden”

“I was crippled with burden”

“Many times I would wonder what to say to my starving children when they were crying with hunger and unable to sleep at night,” Aasimah* in Syria confided to our contacts. “I had to choose between food or medication.” Aasimah cares for her three nephews and one niece...
Syria’s plight of hunger

Syria’s plight of hunger

Ridwan’s* family lives in Syria where hunger is a problem—a lingering plight for thousands of displaced people. The war in Syria has mostly calmed, but many issues remain unsolved. Ridwan and his wife have four children ranging from Kashif who is in seventh grade, to...