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In the Spring of 2016, SETF established an orphanage and school in Idlib, Syria where 358 children live and learn with the merciful and unending assistance of 7 staff members. SETF and kindhearted sponsors first began assisting the orphanage, “Wisdom House,” by providing backpacks, school supplies, mattresses, and other basic necessities that would be a solid foundation for growth and progress for this establishment.
As more and more of Syrias’ children become orphans, the Wisdom House continues to grow in population. The immediate needs of this establishment are food, shelter, vaccinations, medicine, teacher salaries, and school supplies. Also, the orphanage is in urgent need of a bus that costs $10,000. As Syria schools take their summer break, teenagers from surrounding areas have come to find refuge and to help the staff at the Wisdom House until their school year resumes.
With our network of team members and current technologies, we are prepared to reach our orphanage and connect their donations with the people supporting them. This expedient and thoroughly documented process ensures that all contributions turn into timely and practical aide that reaches all the way into the hands of these children. We anticipate a surge in support from our American community that will allow us to sustain this orphanage for years to come. SETF strives to uphold a personal connection between the Wisdom House children and its supporters around the world through social media and direct communication between people to build human relationships across borders.
A recent donation to our orphanage allowed for the purchase and delivery of a truckload of food supplies. The shipment arrived this past weekend, and is seen being unloaded by the SETF team and children who live at the Wisdom House.
The Syrian Emergency Task Force is an American non-profit organization driven to support Syrians under the oppression and bombardment of their homeland. Our Department of Outreach begins gaining support to sustain the Wisdom House orphanage in Idlib and prepares to expand our support to other internally displaced camps, schools, orphanages, and civilian society organizations currently under besiegement in Syria.
The future of our children and our planet depends on what we do or don’t do now. Any message of compassion from outside Syria would mean the world to a child in our orphanage. We can be a light in the midst of darkness. Our mission to connect people to people may be one of the most effective ways we can display love. For more information, please contact [email protected]