Category: the road

Blessed Month Full of Charity

by Hajer Alkafri, June 2016 Ramadan is a blessed month full of charity, and people await its coming impatiently. They feel special joy and their hearts are shining with love and happiness. Worship and recitations of the Holy Qu’ran are increasing. People who fast during Ramadan prepare delicious foods and drinks such as tamarind and ...

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I’d Like to be a Goalkeeper

by Ja’afar Al Shara’a, age 15 When I was in Syria, I liked sports very much, but I like it more here in Za’atri. I’d like to be a famous goalkeeper, so I joined Qassim Majarish’s football team which con- tains a lot of young men who love football very much. Sports are something important in my ...

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I Wish I Would be a Footballer

by Essa Nussairat, age 18 I always went to school in Syria not only for studying but also for football. I went to football pitches designed for this purpose with my un- cle to spend a long time there. I was very happy when scoring a goal, but because of war I was pre- vented from ...

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The Way for a Good Future

by Mohammad Al Hiraqi The Finland Organization is introducing different fields of tutorial courses aimed at providing young men and women with formal, scientific, international certificates to help them in the future. The courses are practical for life, especially in these difficult conditions we are facing. The Road magazine met Hussam Omera, who is a field ...

Norwegian School Help Drop-Outs

by  Oda’ee Al Hassan, January 2016 The Norwegian School has worked with schoolboys who dropped out of school for a long time. Soon it will come back again to working regularly in Za’atari Camp. They announced that the applications for the second term will start on 17/1/2016. There will be two programs: first, The Accelerated ...

My Olives were the Best

by Khitam Krad I was very happy because I was rewarded in the contest of olives hosted by The Road Magazine (supported by Japanese Emergency NGO, JEN). My olives were the best and the committee members were pleased as they tasted them. My pleasure was indescribable when they declared the results where I was the first. They ...

My Fruitful Trees

by Abu Talal, age 67 The soil here in Za’atari is liable to farming, but it needs some care. I grow some trees and legumes; they are fruitful. For example, I grow olives, coriander, spinach, chickpeas, corns, spearmint, beans, radish and onions. I was very glad when I saw my plants producing these fruits which ...