ABO KALED’S STORY
Abo Kaled, a 60-year-old father, was living in Alnashabiya which located in Figure 1 After Rehabilitation Al Ghota governorate, with his family. All four of his sons are married and altogether there are 18 children in the family! The whole family used to live together on Abo Kaled’s large farm where their financial situation was good.
QARAHTA, RURAL DAMASCUS
When crisis started in 2012 in Alnashabiya, Abo Kaled, his family and his disabled sister were forced to flee their house and farm to live in a safe place like Qarahta. With no other options, at the beginning of their displaced life, the family had to stay in a tent. They remained in these very difficult conditions for three years until they found an incomplete house where they could live. It was an improvement, but still quite uncomfortable. The children suffered from heat and insects in the summer and extreme cold weather in the winter because the building had no doors, windows, or electricity.
SHELTER ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY CONFLICT IN SYRIA (SACCON)
All that changed when ADRA arrived! Through the SACCON project, ADRA rehabilitation Abo Kaled’s apartment. Now they have doors, windows, electricity, a kitchen, bathroom and hot water. There are no insects, no cold, and privacy. Abo Kaled is grateful to ADRA as his life with his family has become so much better.