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atef
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Atef enjoyed his job as head of a museum cultural  center in Damascus, Syria’s largest city. Syria had long been a mecca of culture, including the remains of ancient civilizations and masterpieces of art and architecture. He was proud to preserve that heritage, helping to make it accessible to other Syrians and the world as
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100%
20 Sponsors
3,040 of 2,000 USD
Muhammed (2) and Zeyna (1) are originally from Syria. Their parents, Yahya and Nada, were forced to flee their home in 2015 when security in their village was deteriorating.  While first fleeing to western Syria, eventually they were forced to move on due to the ever present violence. They tried first to settle in Istanbul
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36.75%
9 Sponsors
735 of 2,000 USD
Farah (5) is originally from Idlib, Syria but has been living in an IDP refugee camp inside of Syria on the border with Turkey since her home was destroyed in early 2016. Marah is one of nine siblings that are being supported by their widowed mother – their father was killed in the bombing that
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100%
15 Sponsors
2,702 of 2,000 USD
Amina’s five children pictured near their shelter in Turkey, December, 2016. Originally from Syria, the kids lost their father in 2012. He went to work one morning and never came back. Some have said he was arrested, others said he was killed. In early 2013, they found themselves in hiding as forces invaded their village
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100%
28 Sponsors
2,090 of 1,800 USD
Khaled (5) was just under a year old when his family fled their destroyed home in Al Tarimsa, Syria. Khaled’s father Ali was seriously wounded in the blast resulting in the amputation of one of his legs and the development of a severe infection. For treatment, the family was forced to make the hard journey to
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15.67%
7 Sponsors
470 of 3,000 USD
From left to right, Salam (6), Alaa (8), Fawaz (4) and Subhi (7) in their camp in Syria. The kids’ mother Suha explains why they fled their town in Idlib, Syria and how they ended up here: “Our village was being bombed which caused the full destruction of our house. That’s why we escaped. But my
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25.94%
17 Sponsors
1,297 of 5,000 USD
Abdul (4) and Mohammed (6) shelter in an IDP camp in Syria with their mother Rajaa. The family of three is from a small town between Idlib and Damascus. The vicinity became a front line for regime forces and rebels and thus suffered bombings and intense battles on a daily basis. In January of 2013, Rajaa’s husband left
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100%
15 Sponsors
1,050 of 500 USD
Mouhammad (12), Zahir (4), Osama (8) and Sidra (6) sit on the steps of their temporary shelter, south of Idlib, Syria. Ahlam describes the effect of the war on her family: “My husband was an activist and since the beginning of the war, he used to write poems, draw pictures and take photographs of everything that he
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73.50%
13 Sponsors
735 of 1,000 USD
عائلة عامر الدغيم- صورة جماعية
Urgent
Amer sits in his wheelchair with his children on his lap where they are located south of Idlib, near Maarat al-Numaan, Syria. The past four years of their lives have been filled with uncertainty and all they wish for is a return to normalcy. “Our village Kafrouma was near one of the largest military bases
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34.72%
37 Sponsors
1,736 of 5,000 USD
Hanin and her family fled Syria in March of 2016 and have been living in Greece camps since. Hanin is currently in the Softex camp with her three children and without her husband. Her children are 4 years, 2 years and 8 months. Her husband unfortunately ended up associating with the wrong type of people in the
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100%
23 Sponsors
2,316 of 2,305 USD
Murtada (8) stands in the shelter shared between himself, his parents and three other siblings in Jordan. Murtada’s mother, Suaad, describes why they fled their home in Iraq: “We used to live in Baghdad in an area called Al Salam. In 2009, my husband was working as a cleaner with the US military but was kidnapped
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48.00%
2 Sponsors
1,200 of 2,500 USD
Basma is pictured here with three of her four young children in Jordan. Originally from Syria, the family fled their home due to the civil war. The kids’ father left alone for Turkey in search for a better life for the entire family, but unfortunately, they haven’t heard from him since. Basma is supporting her children alone. The
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88.67%
22 Sponsors
2,660 of 3,000 USD
Ali and Family
Urgent
Ali Al Ibrahim fled Syria with his wife and their 4 children after their house was destroyed in a bombing.  His children became terrified by the sounds of airplanes flying overhead.  They survived the journey through Turkey and the perilous crossing to Greece in a dinghy only to arrive at the Greek-Macedonia border right after
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65.63%
33 Sponsors
3,812 of 5,808 USD
In 2012, Majd (12) and Marium (11) fled with their family from their home east of Damascus, Syria after clashes between the Free Army and the regime’s army entered their neighborhood. When their house was shelled, the family first moved to Sakba. The kids’ mother, Zahira: “In Sakba the situation was so bad, we suffered
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95.00%
15 Sponsors
950 of 1,000 USD
Mona (5) stands outside her plastic-tarp tent in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, December, 2016. Mona shelters here with her parents and three siblings. The family is originally from a small village in Syria east of Damascus, Al Abbadeh. In 2013, clashes erupted and her village was bombed. She escaped with her family to her grandparents’ home
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65.33%
25 Sponsors
980 of 1,500 USD
Marwa (3) is the youngest of the eight brothers and sisters. Hamza (8) wants to be a math teacher. The entire family lives in this tent encampment in Lebanon. Fatima, their mother, explains: “At the end of 2012, we were living in the city of Al Tabka when the regime army began bombing the city
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50.62%
43 Sponsors
2,531 of 5,000 USD
Aya and Alaa in Lebanon, December, 2016. The girls lived with their father in Syria but after he passed away, they were taken in by their uncle, Mohammad Nour: “In 2012, I was living with my wife in the countryside of Damascus in Al Tadamon when raids by the regime army began and bombings intensified.
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80.30%
41 Sponsors
4,015 of 5,000 USD
Ahmad is 9 and would like to be an Architect one day. His sister Malak is 5 and she would like to have a Barbie. From Kweres, Aleppo, they now live with their mom (Rafaa) and dad (Ibrahim) and five other sisters (ages 16, 14 year old twin sisters, 11, and 1) in a tent
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10.00%
1 Sponsor
100 of 1,000 USD
Ayda is from a village in Syria near Damascus. In 2012, she was studying Biology at the university but her life changed abruptly when her home was destroyed by bombs. Her family took shelter in the basement and then fled to another part of Syria. Having stayed close to a year, her father was arrested
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98.00%
9 Sponsors
490 of 500 USD
Twelve-year-old Mazen lives in Lebanon with his mother, father, and 15-year-old brother, Khalil. In the words of his mother, Najma, the family was “terrified” in their home in Al Raqqa when ISIS fought with the Syrian Free Army. “Hours after the clash, the Free Army told us to leave before the bombing started with heavy
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12.50%
4 Sponsors
1,000 of 8,000 USD
Batoul and Mohammad have been living in Lebanon since their family fled Syria in 2014. The family fled after their father Abd Al Hamid lost a part of the heel of his foot due to missile fire. The family as a whole suffers from medical issues; Abd Al Hamid with his foot injury and a hand
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82.25%
47 Sponsors
3,290 of 4,000 USD
Yasser and Abd Allah in their shelter in Lebanon, November 2016. Their family’s journey began in Syria in 2013 when they were forced to flee their village after rebels invaded and fighting began. After living in a school for five months, the fighting followed, so they fled to Lebanon. They’ve struggled to find adequate housing
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100%
44 Sponsors
3,040 of 2,000 USD
Kamar (24) and her daughter Israa (2) in Greece, 2016. “I moved to Aleppo when I got married. We began to receive threats and the fighting became more intense so we moved to Idlib.  Our house was bombed many times. We were only able to live in about 50% of the house as the rest
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100%
25 Sponsors
4,450 of 4,345 USD
Hasna and her daughter Halima stand in their refugee camp in Lebanon. Hansa: “In February of 2014 I took my two daughters and fled during a cold night, running away from ISIS. We met some neighbors who decided to leave to Lebanon and we took a bus from Al Raqqa to Damascus and then to
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30.90%
7 Sponsors
309 of 1,000 USD
Khatoun (4) stands near her tent in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Khatoun’s family fled their home in Syria in 2012, when she was just a few months old. They left suddenly in a panic and have since learned that their house was bombed. Now in Lebanon, neither of Khatoun’s parents are working due to
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86.40%
60 Sponsors
2,160 of 2,500 USD
Majd (14), Majed (7) and Mohamad (16) live with their older sister, Manal (18). In 2012, the kids fled with their parents from their village in Homs, Syria to Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Unfortunately the four children are no longer with their parents and have begun taking care of themselves. Their father kicked them out of
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87.07%
17 Sponsors
1,306 of 1,500 USD
Majd (12) and Boushra (7) stand in their refugee camp in Lebanon. Their mother Shamsa told us why she fled Syria with her seven children: “The shelling started in our village Al Dawadiyeh in Idlib. We first fled to the nearby village of Hamdania where my sister lives and my husband who was at work
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100%
81 Sponsors
3,235 of 3,000 USD
Mohammad and Lara fled from Syria to Lebanon with their parents and two siblings in early 2016. Forced from their home by militants, their mother Mariam explains: “I was living in my town Al Tabqa in the province of Al Raqqa with my husband and four children when ISIS attacked the city in 2014 and
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100%
40 Sponsors
3,080 of 3,000 USD
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