“I thank Caritas every day for the assistance we received”
Three months ago, Sanaa gave birth alone in her house, just a few days after arriving in Lebanon from Syria. She, her husband and their two young children ran away from heavy shelling .They are from Hama and did not know anyone in Lebanon.
“We had no money to eat and we got scared for the children,” she said. “We know the situation will not get better soon in Syria”.
A few years ago, her husband had an accident. Since then, he cannot move his right hand and has severe memory loss. Sometimes, he does not recognise his own wife. Despite this disability, he found a job as a gardener. But the salary is low and they cannot even afford nappies for their new born.
The family was referred to Caritas Lebanon by a former municipality member in the Bekaa. They had never […]