Khaled and Adnan

Psycho-Social Support kits distribution in South of Lebanon

As the conflict in Syria approaches its 10th year, It is estimated that around half of the registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon are below the age of 17 years, out of which 46 percent are not engaged in education opportunities. Children in Crisis project funded by World Vision aims to respond to education and child protection needs in Bekaa, South and Akkar, in line with World Vision Lebanon’s COVID-19 response plan.

Thus, World Vision Lebanon has finalized remote learning modalities and produced worksheets that are aligned with Community Based Early Childhood Education curriculum and the Basic Literacy and Numeracy learning objectives to engage children at home, targeting two different age groups of children: 3-6 years and 10 -14 years. The material contains invaluable Child Protection and Psycho-Social Support key messages for the children and their families and will be distributed to the beneficiaries periodically.

Khalil (12), has been registered with WVL for five months now, and he could not be happier with all the activities he is participating in. “I cannot wait to share all this material with my siblings as well,” he says.


Sajida and Sajid
Sajida (13), and her brother Sajid (11), are looking forward to decorate their rooms with crafts. Sajida adds “I love the sessions, especially math and Arabic, it is nice to study and have something to do during lockdown”.  


Ahmad (4), was thrilled to see all the materials and wants to share it his little sister.


Juda and Mhamad
Jude (13), Mhamad (11) were so happy to receive their PSS kits, it will give them a chance to get creative.


Mhamad and Mariam
Mhamad (5), Mariam (7), were thrilled with what WVL had to offer them. Their mother Itimad explains, “I am thankful for WVL’s work, because they are also including parents in their awareness efforts. Sometimes we find ourselves under a lot of pressure, but thanks to the stress management session, I know how to control myself”.


Maher and Mhamad
Maher (11) and Mhamad’s (4) mother Samah explains “the boys get along and like to create crafts together with the material distributed by World Vision staff in the South”.


Khaled and Adnan
Khaled (9) and Adnan (6) look forward for every new item they get from World Vision. “We love the sessions and we love all the colorful material they distribute”, they say.


Stuck at home not able to go outside due to COVID-19, Chaib (5) awaits the sessions passionately according to his mother Waad.


Sondos’s (11) father Bassam is very thankful for World Vision’s efforts, “Initiatives like these keeps the children motivated to learn and aspire for a better future”.


Ahmad (5) and his mother Mona both attend the sessions. “We are grateful for every opportunity we get to learn and be informed especially when it comes to corona and how to deal with our kids”, she clarifies.