Training leaders in Syria

It has been a very challenging time for Grain of Wheat Syria since the war began in 2011, as many on the team have left the country with their families. All of the churches in Syria are facing the same problem. Due to this shortage of prepared leaders, training is now one of Grain of…

Faith in Conflict Areas

“We felt alone and isolated, disappointed and exhausted, until God brought your team to Syria. Now our FAITH and zeal to serve these kids has been renewed.” Sister Nouhad (70), Children’s Leader, Syria

Even in a War Zone…

Grain of Wheat Syria organized 9 camps in summer 2015 for 830 kids, some from Muslim background families. Many from the rebel held areas in Aleppo were not able to bring their kids to one of the camps due to the constant firing of rockets and bombs. For that camp out of the 80 kids…

An Oasis of Hope

Not only is the ear splitting sound of bombs and destruction left by high-powered guns common for kids in Syria, but also the loss of family members or any sense of normalcy. Countless children go to bed every night hungry, suffering from the nightmare of posttraumatic syndrome, a sense of insecurity and absolutely no hope…

Shining the Light Where Darkness Reigns

When you think of Syria, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? War! Who would even consider organizing a kids camp in the middle of such danger and uncertainty? Yet, the very courageous Syrian Grain of Wheat Team did just that!Driven by passion for the souls of children who live in fear and…