Hand In Hand for Syria

Hand In Hand for Syria is one of the few organisations that directly provides aid on the ground in Syria. It was set up very soon after the conflict began which was in 2011, and therefore was the organisation to take humanitarian aid into Syria. It is one of my favourites organisations because according to … Continue reading Hand In Hand for Syria


The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

For over half a century, UNHCR has helped to save, protect and rebuild the lives of millions of people — refugees, returnees, stateless people, the internally displaced and asylum-seekers. UNHCR: "During times of displacement, we provide critical emergency assistance in the form of clean water, sanitation and healthcare, as well as shelter, blankets, household goods and sometimes food. We also … Continue reading The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

Karam Foundation

The Karam Foundation is an US-based that is focused on educational opportunities for Syrian children. It operates in Turkey. According to the website, about the Karam House: "It is a place where they can learn competitive skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics that are essential to advancing their educations and futures. Most of all, … Continue reading Karam Foundation

Small Projects Istanbul

Small Projects Istanbul is a grass-roots NGO operating in Istanbul, Turkey to support those displaced by conflict in the Middle East and North Africa Regions. SPI runs a Community Education Center where local families and individuals come to participate in a variety of weekly programs designed to help them settle into their new lives and access … Continue reading Small Projects Istanbul