War and conflict tear lives apart. In our approach, we accompany those we serve on their journey, aiming to provide services which help them to reconcile their experiences and, hopefully, find some peace.
In rare extreme circumstances this can take the form of basic needs like food, shelter and medical assistance. However, the main focus of our work in this area involves supporting individuals to address emotional, psychological, and cultural barriers in order to begin to build better lives. For example, our tailored art therapy programmes work to address the emotional scars inflicted by what children have seen and experienced, allowing them to express what they will not, or simply do not have the words, to say. Our legal support project aims to help children reunite with their families, replacing what could be a series of short-term solutions to housing (foster-care, government homes) with a family home.
Rahma for Special Needs is part of Association Des Jeunes Islamiques (ADJI) which was founded in 1981 in Tripoli, Lebanon to inspire and empower people with special needs and promote inclusion
Artichoke Studio (Beirut) provides art therapy for individuals, groups and communities seeking mental health and self-development, based on high professional and ethical standards
METAdrasi is a leader in child protection in Greece, specialising in the support of unaccompanied minors