Projects > Widows of War, Aleppo

24 May 2017

This programme cares for 92 Christian widows from Aleppo, Syria, whose husbands have suffered violent deaths in the current conflict, many of them specifically martyred for their Christian faith. The widows, who are mostly aged between 25 and 40, have 193 children between them to care for. The programme provides monthly support, clothes, shoes for the children, school equipment for the children and also care, counselling and spiritual encouragement. The cost is approximately £50 per month for each widow.