PROJECT SHATILA

Thank you!!! Our IndieGogo campaign for “Yarn & Hope for Syrian Refugees: Project Shatila” has raised $6,626USD!! Our goal was $5,000 and with your help we have surpassed it!! (We have also added a Donate Button so feel free to contribute what you can. Thank you!!) Here’s a little more on our campaign: The Story of Malak  Malak is a thirty-nine-year-old mother of six who lives in Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. The family hails from Aleppo in north-eastern Syria, but they have not seen their hometown since they fled ISIS a year and a half ago. Malak misses her home, …

WOKE UP IN BEIRUT

Welcome! …to the cutting of the red tape for Tight-Knit Syria’s first (and overdue) blog post! We’re excited to have your eyeballs here with us today. So let me start off with a brief introduction to the shadowy figures behind the project you have grown to love so much over the last two years or so 🙂 Let’s start with TKS co-director Genevieve (aka bestie) who joined the team a few months after my trip to Atmeh Syria in March 2013, and who has ever since been contributing her passion for peace building, international business and much needed brain cells. In November 2013, …