KRCS entertains refugee kids, launches “Ragheef” campaign in N.Lebanon

BEIRUT, March 15 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Red Crescent Society (KRCS) hosted an entertainment show in Akkar governorate in Lebanon Tuesday for the children of Syrian refugees residing in the northern Lebanese province.
Such shows targeting refugees’ kids help in bringing happiness and joy to their hearts and their parents as well, in addition to supporting and helping them mentally and spiritually, Shamlan Fakhrou, head of KRCS team in Lebanon, stated to KUNA.
KRCS tends through hosting these activities to add cheerful and entertaining atmosphere into these children’s lives as part of their rights to play and live a happy childhood despite all difficulties and tragedies they face, Fakhrou added.
Meanwhile, KRCS also launched the 13th edition of its “Ragheef” (Arabic for a loaf of bread) campaign to aid Syrian refugee families in various Lebanese areas in cooperation with the Lebanese Red Cross.
Around 6,000 families in many districts and areas around Tripoli in northern Lebanon will benefit from the new one-month project, Zahra Al-Shatti, member of KRCS delegation, told KUNA.
“Ragheef” is part of KRCS’ plan to improve the living conditions of Syrian refugee families in Lebanon, Al-Shatti noted, pointing out the refugees’ gratitude and appreciation of the Amir, government, and people of Kuwait for their constant humanitarian stands. (end)