Shlama Foundation

Connecting the Diaspora to the Homeland

Nothing brings as much hope to the displaced people as seeing development projects. While we were working on the Youth Community Center at Mar Matti, we saw hope like never before. About halfway through the project, a nearby school was inspired to re-open its doors. Other organizations also became interested in helping.  Ĺ’uvre d'Orient, a french organization, also doing work in the area, worked with us on Phase 2 and created a video (see below) highlighting our work with the Youth Community Center. The video was featured on a French TV channel. The community center is located in Alfaf, part of the historical Mar Matti Monastary and serves four surrounding villages. It was completed in three phases. We hope to one day get more of our villages back and have more projects such as this one.

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what we do community development