Because the war in Syria deprived so many families of their livelihoods, MERATH has been supporting sustainable agriculture projects in Syria since 2016, that have helped over 900 families of farmers to get back to their fields, cultivate their land, increase their yield, meet their own food needs and plan for the future.
Just like a pinch of salt brings out the flavor in a delicious dish and a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel brings hope to the voyager, so is our ministry called to be in a flavorless and dark world.
Over the years and as the needs grew, we gradually saw BCYM morph into a multi-track community development ministry. While children and youth are still at the core of our program, we felt the need to invest deeper into the life of local churches we partner with whether through training, leadership, formation, discipleship, and community service.
In a region where women’s voices have often been stifled, the “Voice for Arab Women” project, organized by DMAH, seeks to empower Arab women through the power of the pen.
Three of our ministries celebrated graduations, and each was unique in its own way. Read their testimonies and personal experiences.
In the midst of challenges, despair, and uncertainty surrounding our country, ten young people gave their parents, educators, and peers hope: hope of a brighter future and hope for endless possibilities.
Schools burst with importance: they impart knowledge, develop skills, build character, cultivate good citizenship, and nurture relationships across many levels.
“The harvest I’m reaping now is the reward of eight years of cultivation and nurturing.” This is the statement of a dedicated educator who went the extra mile believing in the transformative power of grace and compassion.
After four years of crisis and unrest in Lebanon, many locals and refugees remain on the fringes of society receiving limited medical care as medications sold in USD are becoming inaccessible. Churches have mobilized reach out teams over the years to support local churches as they seek to serve their communities.
Leaders bring order, create momentum, lead change, and fulfill needs. However, in the havoc of leadership, Christian leaders often miss certain voices, particularly the voice of God.