Suha and Waseem – HUMANWIRE
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Suha and Waseem


Suha (17) and her brother Waseem (13) pictured in their shelter in Lebanon, February, 2017. Their mother Shadia: “We were living in Lattakia, Syria when the revolution broke out. My husband’s brother was living in the city and was killed by a missile as he was walking.  Airplanes hit our neighborhood frequently at the time, too. We were afraid we would meet the same fate as my brother-in-law if we stayed any longer so we decided to flee.”

After staying two months at a refugee camp inside the border of Turkey, they continued on to Lebanon in hopes of finding a better situation. The family did find  a place to stay in a basement though they note it is dark, humid and wet. Neither parents have found work and worry they’ll soon be unable to afford their rent, school tuition and the basic needs of their family.


Mary Grace Bourn
I am a high school student in Utah, United States, that is working with my club to raise money for Suha and Waseem.
$500 Goal

Oftentimes, I hear people speaking about how they wish that they had enough money to save Syria. What they don’t realize is that their money can save a family. Through this campaign, I want to make a difference in Suha and Wasseem’s family and to inspire people in my community to donate or possibly start campaigns of their own!


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At least four quarterly emails will be sent to all contributors with status and progress reports related to activity on the campaign. This may include information about the successful transfer of funds to a hospital, a photo of the recipient after a successful surgery, etc.


Contributors will be provided with a local address to send food, clothes, school supplies and letters of support directly to the family’s door. This is a great way to build one-to-one relationships and potentially provide more needed support down the road. Plus, everything included in the $5 reward.


Attend a live video chat session with the host and refugee. Introduce yourself and time-permitting, spark up a conversation along with others involved in the campaign. A translator will be provided for English when needed. Plus, everything included in the $5 and $15 rewards.


Engage in a 30 minute one-to-one live video chat. An arabic translator will be provided for French or English. Plus, everything included in the $5, $15 and $25 rewards.


Everything in the $45 reward, four times! You can give them away to others or enjoy them all yourself. Each of the four rewards comes with everything offered in the $45 reward and below.

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No rewards for me thank you (or maybe I would like rewards), I just want to make a donation for a certain amount to Suha and Waseem.

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146.26 of 500 USD

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