Implemented projects


EASTER EXCURSION – TO TEACH CHILDREN THE MEANING OF THE EASTER FEAST

On April 29th, 2018 a trip for 150 children was organized in cooperation with the Syriac Youth Union. The children who took part in this trip came from needy and refugee families from Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.   In buses the children were driven from Beirut to different places. At first the churches Saint George and Saint Elias in Mont…

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DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD VOUCHERS IN LEBANON

The ongoing war in Syria and the insecurity in the liberated areas of northern Iraq are reasons why many refugees still remain in Lebanon. It is well known that the standard of living in Lebanon is very high and even local families with a low income do not have it easy. In cooperation with the Syriac Youth Union, Syriac Cross…

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DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD AND HYGIENE PACKAGES IN AL-HASSAKA GOVERNORATE

Syriac Cross continues to provide emergency aid to refugee and IDP-families, as well as local families in need. Since the breakout of the Syrian war the living standard in Syria has become very high and thus a challenge to survive. Especially governorates, such as Al-Hassaka governorates, with a high influx of IDPs are affected. Therefore, Syriac Cross focuses on distribution…

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ART-THERAPY PAST – PRESENCE – FUTURE

The displacement of our Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain took place on August 6th, 2014. After 4 years of displacement many Christian families decided to return to their homes. For these families this return is associated with great uncertainty. The parents are concerned about their capacity to rebuild their houses and to start a new beginning. The…

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Women’s livelihood project: Orhsina Bakery opens in northeast Syria

Opening of Orshina Bakery in northeast Syria – Women’s livelihood project In the north-east of Syria, a bakery was opened in which women were given the opportunity to be trained as bakers in order to pursue this occupation. Projects of this kind give local people the chance to start a new life. A life after the horrors ISIS has left behind….

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Teachers Educational Program (Al-Hassaka, Syria)

Training of new teachers in the province of Al-Hassaka with the support of the Albert Sevinc Foundation In cooperation with the Albert Sevinc Foundation, Syriac Cross has launched an educational project in the province of Al-Hassaka, Syria. The aim of this project is to promote the teaching and dissemination of the Aramaic language, the language of Jesus Christ. In this…

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Art Therapy

Let the soul speak through pictures: Art therapy for traumatized children The expulsion of the Syriacs (Chaldeans-Assyrians-Aramaeans) from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain in Iraq on August 6, 2014 had negative effects on the spiritual and psychological situation of people in general, but especially on children. Children were torn out of everyday life and suffered terribly. They were robbed of…

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Distribution of winter kits in Homs & Al-Hassaka governorates (winter 2017/8)

In all Syrian governorates instability, chaos, insecurity and high prices make it a challenge for the Syrian people to survive. Most of the people face difficult conditions because of the high cost of living and lack of work. Since the war started, there is no constant power supply for house heating, therefore actions for the winter have to be taken…

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Opening of a kindergarten, city of Al-Hassaka (November 2017)

Kindergarten Al-Hassaka The kindergarten, which opened in Al-Hassaka is called « Ishtar kindergarten ». Syriac Cross adopts an approach that serves all beneficiaries from different religions and ethnicities and takes special interest in chlidren, women and elderly. In this kindergarten 65 children found a place to get distracted from the war: 25 Syriac Christians, 20 Kurdish children and 20 are Arabs. Thus,…

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Syriac Cross projects video archive

Because of the war in Syria hundred of thousands people in Syria were deprived of food, clothing and basic needs or fled from their homes to seek shelter in refugee camps. Sometimes in the hart of cold winter. Syriac Cross was there to help the needy. Below are video’s of the help Syriac Cross has given to the people in…

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