Painting therapy

PAST – PRESENT – FUTURE The expulsion of the Chaldean-Suryoye-Assyrian people from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain took place on 6 August 2014. After four years of refugee status, many Christian families decided to return to their homes. For these families, the return is associated with great uncertainty. Many families are worried about rebuilding their…

The European relief network introduces itself.

Following the establishment of Syriac Cross in Syria in 2013, our organisation has seen an expansion on a European level. Since 2015, Syriac Cross has been registered as a non-profit association in Sweden, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. In Switzerland, the offshoot was registered under the name SCHlomo. In the individual countries, different projects are…

Reconstruction

“Don’t forget us and help us”. The destruction by IS has left its mark: Many villages are abandoned, housing units destroyed and unusable. Nevertheless, many Christian families with children are ready to return to their homes. In doing so, they are dependent on your support. On average, the cost of renovating a home is around…

The spirit of the times after liberation from IS: The reconstruction of the Nineveh Plain in Northern Iraq

Now that IS has been driven out of Mosul and the Nineveh Plains, IDPs are beginning to realise their return to their hometowns. Families are starting to rebuild their homes and the rehabilitation of small businesses is bringing life back to the towns. Syriac Cross and its partner organisation Beth Nahrain Organisation for Women are…

Training new teachers in Al-Hassaka province with help from the Albert Sevinc Foundation

In cooperation with the Albert Sevinc Foundation, Syriac Cross has launched an educational project. The aim of this project is to promote the teaching and spreading of the Aramaic language, the language of Jesus. In this project, Christian Suryoye, as well as Kurds and Arabs, are trained to learn Aramaic in order to teach it…