Hussein Bashir is a 10-year old Syrian
boy who approached Caritas Center asking
Caritas staff was overwhelmed by Hussein
who has been taking the responsibility
of his family including his blind father
and 7 siblings with a 4-year old sister
who suffered from diabetes.
They lived in a small house with 120 JOD
per month. “I and my younger brother go
out in the streets daily to sell
biscuits in order to provide our family
with food” says Hussein. “I heard our
neighbors talking about a Center that
helps needy people, so I thought that I
come and ask help for my family”.
Caritas field team paid a visit to
Hussein house and provided them with
blankets, mattresses, a heater, food
voucher a month with a (40) JOD amount
in addition to covering the house rent
for at least 3 months.
Hussein the 10-yeard old who is supposed
to be now, like any regular child in his
age, to be enjoying his time at school,
or playing around with his friends or at
least just sitting home safe, is now the
Man of the house whom the crisis in his
country obliged him to grow-up too soon
and endure the harshness of life!
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