Supporting orphans in Al-Mahra

The orphan support project in Yemen works to ensure the self-reliance of orphans, protect their dignity and facilitate their effective participation in society, and reduce any form of harm or discrimination against them, and accordingly, “KS Relief” supports this project with strong steps and increasing interest.

Within the activities of this project, supporting orphans in Al-Mahra in Yemen continues, as health care services are provided, a financial sponsorship, a bag of clothing and psychological support services are distributed, and the follow-up of education in schools is facilitated for orphaned children. During last March, a cash sponsorship for the month of March was distributed to nearly 300 orphan children, either by handing it at the association’s headquarters, or through field representatives who deliver sponsorship to families residing in remote and difficult-to-reach places.

About 300 children were also examined at the center, which was contracted for this purpose, and the necessary examinations were conducted and medicines were dispensed. About 15 children were examined daily, with follow-up of cases of children who had chronic diseases, and referring them to specialized doctors according to the case, as well psychological support activities were implemented targeting all orphaned children, where a psychological support team was present, with the choice of a suitable place, targeted mental and movement activities, motivational competitions, and the distribution of symbolic gifts for children.

Within the project of supporting orphans in Al-Mahra, a bag of clothes was distributed to 300 orphans, and this was done by contracting with a commercial contractor who fully provided the measurements for all children, and field representatives visited remote areas in this regard to take the sizes first, then to distribute clothes secondly, which required effort exceptionally done by the project team.





humanitarian work and Adel

Many people live a very ordinary life of continuous routine and surrender to the constant pressures of life. However, few people are the ones who choose to deny themselves and devote their efforts to the benefit of others, in the interest of society, in the interest of man, and humanitarian work.

“Adel Jomaa Jawish” is a 30-years old young man from the town of “Qabasin” in the northern countryside of Aleppo. He was educated in its schools, then moved to Aleppo to complete his studies at the College of literature and human sciences, then specializes in studying philosophy and psychological and social issues.

With the escalation of humanitarian needs in Syria, both paths of Adel and humanitarian work were always accompanied, to end this noble endeavor to work with “Al-Ameen” for humanitarian support, specifically within the mobile clinic project of the health center in the city of “Al-Bab”, which serves most of the villages and countryside of the city in terms of medical, and in terms of societal and psychological health.

Within the story of Adel and humanitarian work, Adel says: “I have contributed to the humanitarian work from the side of psychosocial support with those in charge of medical and psychological projects to deliver our humanitarian message to the largest possible number of beneficiaries, and to be a partner in improving people’s life conditions, advancing and advancing society in all fields, treating and discussing Individual cases suffered by members of society as a result of stress and psychosocial crises”.

He ends his speech by saying: “Finally, I send my greeting to those in charge of the work of Al-Ameen, including supporters and administrators, for give me the opportunity to work with them, improve my skills and experiences, and deliver services to the largest possible number of beneficiaries”.



Supporting orphans in Yemen

Orphans in Yemen need extraordinary care due to their painful reality and their sensitive situation on various levels, and it is no secret to anyone that children come at the forefront of human groups that always require special attention and careful follow-up in all areas, especially in times of wars and conflicts, where children are exposed to a tremendous number of psychological pressures and physical and moral deprivation.

With the increasing activities of “KS Relief” in Yemen following the conflict that has been going on for more than seven years, the reality of Yemeni children – especially orphans – is clearly evident in a way that calls for urgent intervention in order to support them and strengthen their steadfastness, as the available numbers and statistics indicate the reality of Yemeni orphans And their families – which amounted to more than a million orphans – to the extent of the tragedy they are experiencing.

“IRVD” with the support and funding “KS Relief” launched the project of “Supporting Yemeni orphans and strengthening their resilience” in several Yemeni governorates, through which the focus would be on a complete program in the context of supporting orphans in Yemen, through the sponsorship system and the restoration of rehabilitation, integration and empowerment of orphans in Yemen.

The latest statistics indicate that there are more than 1.1 million orphans in Yemen, and a previous report on orphans in Yemen states that 60 percent of them cannot complete their education, three percent of those with special needs, and four percent suffer from psychological problems, while nine in 100% of mothers of orphans suffer from chronic diseases and disabilities, and 70% of orphan families lack the necessary health services, and they are unable to buy medicine and bear the cost of treatment in hospitals.

In addition, orphans are the most affected groups as a result of the recent war in Yemen, which has caused a large number of children in general to suffer from many psychological problems that cannot be easily treated in the short term. Also, most of the orphans are not currently enrolled in school, but have had to work for providing their basic requirements, and some of them resort to begging and others to theft, not to mention that some Houthi militias have recruited these orphan children to forcibly fight in their ranks.

In general, the idea of ​​the project of supporting orphans in Yemen depends on providing integrated care for the families of orphans, and economic recovery, through providing shelter and food, as well as educational means for orphans, access to services and ensuring their regularity in education, and the project also includes providing psychological and health care for orphans.

The project also works in general to improve the conditions in which orphans and their families live in light of the difficult conditions in the country, in order to preserve them from displacement, deviations and extremism, and to reunite families so that they do not disintegrate and become vulnerable to loss, and in order to establish them in their original areas as much as possible.

During the month of March, a cash sponsorship was distributed to nearly 300 orphan children, as communication takes place through groups on a daily basis at the association’s office, and the sponsorship is delivered to them, documented on paper and in the media. A medical examination was also performed for about 300 orphan children in the center that was contracted with, and a procedure was conducted. The necessary examinations and dispensing of medicines, as 15 children were examined daily, and the cases of children who had chronic disease were followed up, and then they were referred to specialized doctors.

In addition, psychological support activities were implemented targeting all orphaned children, and a psychological support team was present, choosing a suitable place, implementing purposeful mental and movement activities, motivating competitions and distributing symbolic gifts for children. Psychological cases of children were also followed up, where sessions were held for orphans with a psychiatrist. A girl was referred to the center and her psychological sessions were followed up.


Necessity is the mother of all inventions - Faheem Naji

Necessity is the mother of all inventions – Faheem Naji

Faheem Naji understood the meaning of this saying very well and used it to change his life and the lives of those around him, as he started to make artificial limbs from simple materials such as tree branches and steel bars.

It all started when Mohammad’s leg was amputated after this was the only solution to the medical problems he had, he decided to follow his dream and obtained a scholarship from the International Cross to study artificial limbs in India, which is a five-year study field.

Now, Faheem is working at the IRVD center in Yemen and helps tens of people on a daily basis to restore their mobility and movement, in his words ‘More than 5000 people suffered from limbs amputation during the war, and we need to help them in all possible ways to prevent them from being desperate or having suicidal ideas as a result of their status, we should be the ones standing next to them because they deserve all the help an.






Walid and his suffering with pain that lasted for years in the ears

Waleed” Has been suffering for six years of chronic ear pain as a result of an injury that hit him during the war, and because of his difficult living circumstances, he couldn’t afford treatment in #Ersal since he lives in a refugee camp. After a long wait, Walid visited our medical center in Ersal and was diagnosed by a specialized doctor who also provided him with the required medicine and information on a device that he can use to avoid the pains again, now Waleed is looking forward to continue his life normally after reaching full recovery from this chronic pain.



Mohammed Al-Naqouh lived difficult years with illness

For years, Mohammad was suffering with kidney failure, and despite undergoing several surgeries, his status would only be better for a while before deteriorating again. Mohammad used to travel for long distances across the city of Idlib to get the medical care he needed, travel costs added to the treatment fees have exhausted Mohammad and was a burden that he had to carry twice a week. But circumstances have changed completely for him as he visited our center in Areeha city, now, Mohammad can easily reach the center for two sessions a week, and to get all the required medical care and attention by our team. Moreover, he doesn’t have to bear the heavy costs of traveling to get the basic care his status requires




knowledge awareness among school students on personal health

The community health team is working to spread knowledge and to raise awareness among the youngest school students on personal and public health and sanity, through visiting the maximum number of schools and conducting awareness sessions. The team has visit a school in badinli Syria town to explain the importance of personal and public health and sanity measures such as constantly washing hands and face, and the importance of keeping a clean school as it resembles the second home for the students, the information included also explaining the significance of the vaccinations that take place in schools. The community health team is aiming to play a complimentary role along with the families and educational staff to build an aware and socially-responsible generation.


Awareness Of Arterial Hypertension

Awareness of arterial hypertension

The community health team of Jinderis has conducted an awareness session on “High Blood Pressure” disease, which is considered the most common chronic as statistics suggest that one in three people who are over 40 years old have high blood pressure. Moreover, the team explained what consequences might occur if the case is left without treatment, such as heart, kidney and eye diseases. Despite that, high blood pressure can be controlled through regularly taking the medicine described by the doctor and following the doctor’s instructions regarding periodic visits and examinations, reducing salt and fats in diet and replacing it with fruits and vegetables, in addition to exercising and quitting smoking.






Awareness about following the preventive measures in Badinli

The community health team in Badinli are working to ensure the safety of the local community as the second wave of Covid-19 virus is breaking out, the team has conducted an awareness session in one of the schools to raise awareness on Covid-19 pandemic protection measures, explaining the importance of following these measures in reducing the impact of the virus, such as washing and sanitizing hands constantly, wearing a face mask and keeping the social distance. Moreover, the team explained how the virus can be transferred among people, also, the session contained providing information on how to enhance the body immune system against diseases, and how the symptoms vary from one case to another, especially for people with chronic diseases where the symptoms might be worse depending on each case.