She stood at the kitchen counter, just a few years into life, her tiny fists clutching those buckets like her life depended on it. She dropped one pail and a boy almost twice her size snatched it up…Read More
Hiyam was expected to get married and stay home, but war changed everything. Growing up, her father did not allow her to work or attend college.
Her husband became disabled in war in 1996, unable to walk. He could no longer work. Hiyam took up seam-stressing, but when she had the chance to learn candle-making, she jumped at the opportunity.Read More
Marwa doesn't have much hope left for Syria, where she experienced loss after loss. She’s heard the first-hand horrors from her uncles and cousins, while bombs scattered the ground, they clung to hope in the basement of a Ghouta shelterRead More