sentence, Ismail Ahmad Al Ajrab started his chat
with the caseworker at Caritas Center in Zarqa
area, “I feel sometimes that I am just sleeping
and going through one of the nightmares that
most of us can sometimes see, but the difficult
situation strikes back again to convince me that
this is our reality now”.
Ismail, a 30-year old Syrian refugee, escaped
from Homs, Syria 8 months along with his wife,
Jihan, and three boys; Rafiq, six years old,
Mashaal, four years old and Yousef 1 year old.
“I was arrested for 4 months back in Syrian and
managed with a miracle to escape with my family
to Jordan” says Ismail.
With the help of some Syrian families who
arrived to Zarqa area previously, Ismail knew
about Caritas Jordan Center there. He went there
and was registered by the caseworkers.
“I am really happy to be received first thing by
welcoming people and I feel serene to do this
chat with you and speak with someone who listens
patiently.” Ismail tells the caseworker. “I
couldn’t believe that I will be given help and
in different aspects at one time, I couldn’t ask
for more. Thank you so much Caritas”. He adds.
Ismail received food voucher, blankets in
addition to milk formula and diapers.
“I can’t wait to see the expression of my kids
when I take them to get new clothes for them
with the voucher I received.” Ismail concludes.