A Bazaar to Support Syrian Refugees and Disabled Children

A table of Christmas goodiesOn Saturday, December 9, All Saints Cathedral, Cairo hosted a bazaar to support Syrian refugees and children with special needs and a special guest appearance from Santa Claus who brought smiles to the children's faces and raised money for the Prison Ministry.

There were many Syrian vendors selling jewellery and handicrafts, and others who sold some of their homemade Syrian and Yemeni dishes. Alongside these, children with special needs from the Menara Centre also sold products that they made.

A stall of handmade goodsDuring the bazaar, Refuge Egypt and the Menara Centre put on an event,  which was opened by Bishop Mouneer, who talked about the importance of providing hope and support to refugees and people with special needs. The entertainment was provided by children from the Menara Centre in Menouf who gave a dancing performances, whilst Refuge Egypt gave a presentation about their work in Cairo and showed a video about one Syrian refugee women’s story.

Refuge Egypt is an organization devoted to helping refugees in Cairo. They provide refugees with healthcare, education, and help finding employment. To support Refuge Egypt, please visit here.

The Menara Centre offers education and support to children with special needs. To support the Menara Centre, visit here.

Crafts from Refuge Egypt, the Prison Ministry, and the Menara Centre are available at the Wady Shop.