Most of us care about other people; it’s what makes us human, what holds societies together. But caring alone won’t solve the considerable crises our world faces. To do that, we need to act. Big or small, it is acting on that caring impulse that makes us humanitarians.

 

Caring and acting are the two sides of the humanitarian coin. We can’t wait to introduce you to people who embody this so brilliantly: the humanitarians who are making a difference to the lives of people living in war-devastated communities.

 

Hear their stories and see what happens when we care and act together.

 

 

 

 

 

Humanitarian Stories

 

Zainab

Name: Zainab Muslimani

 

Job: Crowdfunding Coordinator

 

Organisation: Ghiras Al Nahda (GAN)

 

 

""We can offer simple things that are simple and easy for us, but for others are very important and a huge help"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen

Name: Helen Kenny

 

Job: Library Commercial & Marketing Manager

 

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"A children’s hospital being bombed.. you can’t not take notice of that"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hatem

Name: Dr. Hatem Kannas

 

Job: Hope Hospital Medical Manager

 

Organisation: Hope Hospital / IDA

 

 

"When you work together, you can achieve great things"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malak

Name: Malika Harbalie

 

Job: Hope Hospital Head Nurse

 

Organisation: Hope Hospital / IDA

 

 

"I love my friends and would never leave them"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ghiath

Name: Ghiath Alddin Zeen

 

Job: CEO

 

Organisation: Ghiras Al Nahda (GAN)

 

 

"[Having] antibiotics was more dangerous than a gun"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Omar

Name: Omar Safadi

 

Job: G.Director Deputy / Programs & Grants

 

Organisation: Independent Doctors Association (IDA)

 

 

"It was such an amazing moment when you see the smile of the children having something to eat."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James

Name: James Roberts

 

Job: CEO

 

Organisation: mOm incubators 

 

 

 

"They were essentially losing a generation. So I thought there's got to be a better way"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Riyad

Name: Riyad Alnajem

 

Job: CEO

 

Organisation: Hurras Network

 

 

"Everyone can be a superhero. Ordinary people, women, men, young people, old people"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hiba

Name: Hiba Al Haji

 

Job: Programmes Manager

 

Organisation: Ghiras Al Nahda (GAN)

 

 

"It's the sympathy that you get from people around the world, even if they don't know you in person, they care about you"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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