World Vision International

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 07:26 by Zena Khoury

It was a cold day in December when we visited Fadeelah, a Syrian refugee mother with her children in Jerash. As we waited to enter her home, we were all too aware of the brisk temperatures families here endure through the depths of winter. When we first entered her home barefoot (it’s a sign of respect to take off the shoes as you enter a home) we could feel the cold floor penetrating the socks we were wearing, so we could only imagine how they felt being...

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:37 by Zena Khoury

*This success story was produced by Lubna Gharaibeh and Zena Khoury

Meet Mo’men, the calm and collected 12-year-old Jordanian boy benefiting from World Vision’s Remedial Education and Awareness Raising for Syrian and Jordanian Children program that is funded by the Japan Platform.


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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 12:43 by Suzy Sainovski

Meet Laynour – she’s fun, feisty and five years old. She plays dolls with her sister, she fights over the doll with her sister, she loves being the centre of attention, she has adorable pigtails and loves making people laugh.

Then there’s her twelve year old brother Mohammed. He’s very relaxed, has a sweet smile, plays football with his friends, enjoys playing with the bright yellow ball he brought with him from Syria, and wants to be an actor when he grows up.


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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:04 by Bob Neufeld

From a distance, it looks like a white smudge on the horizon.

Azraq Refugee Camp came first came into my view four or five kilometres from its main entrance. Off in the distance, against the harsh brown scrub of the Jordanian desert, I saw hundreds upon hundreds of small, white shelters lined up in straight rows, waiting to provide protection from the hot...

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