CARE BLOG

Latest Blogs

Filter Blogs

Country
“Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses” image 1
10/7/14

“Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses”

When Muzoon,16, reached Zaatari refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life: Advocating for education and against early Read More

A Young Desire to Help image 1
10/7/14

A Young Desire to Help

Maya is a 14 year old girl and one of millions of Syrian children displaced from their home. I met her in the Chouf district of Mount Lebanon, where she now lives with her parents and six siblings Read More

Committed to Meeting the Needs of Refugees image 1
10/6/14

Committed to Meeting the Needs of Refugees

CARE is committed to helping the Turkish Government and the international community meet the needs of the new refugees who have recently fled ongoing violence in Kobane (Ain al Arab), Syria. These Read More

A Wish Come True image 1
10/4/14

A Wish Come True

The 4th of October marks the first day of "Eid el Adha", a national holiday in Lebanon which is also celebrated by millions of Muslims across the  world. In the spirit of this holiday, earlier Read More

The Families Behind The Frontline image 1
10/3/14

The Families Behind The Frontline

The tension on the streets of the southern Turkish border town of Suruç, is evident by the number of tanks rolling heavily through the town. Just off a central street my colleagues are making the Read More

A Safe Space for Syrian Refugees image 1
9/26/14

A Safe Space for Syrian Refugees

Since the beginning of the Syria Crisis three and a half years ago, at least 191,000 people have been killed – around 8,800 of them were children. 

“We want to spread positive thinking” image 1
9/26/14

“We want to spread positive thinking”

Hiba, 22, volunteer for CARE’s psychosocial activities, talks about her experiences of how invisible wounds can be healed – step by step.


You have been working Read More

Syria Crisis: “We never thought we would leave in such conditions” image 1
9/9/14

Syria Crisis: “We never thought we would leave in such conditions”

Syrian refugees in Tripoli, in the North of Lebanon, live in old, crowded and run-down apartments. CARE supports them with access to clean water and sanitary facilities 

The Read More

9/9/14

Syria Crisis: A Piece of Me

Lamis, 22, volunteers for CARE in Lebanon. She writes about her home country Syria and how she supports her fellow refugees every day
 
I had only minutes to leave my home in Read More

Syria Crisis: Gifts and Wishes image 1
7/23/14

Syria Crisis: Gifts and Wishes

In a few days Muslims around the world will celebrate their most important religious holidays: Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, an entire month of fasting from dawn until sunset. This Read More

Pages