Who We AreTerre des hommes

Terre des Hommes Italy (TdH It) is a non-profit organization, part of the Terre des Hommes International Federation with headquarters in Geneva and Brussels. Terre des Hommes International Federation is a network of ten national organizations working for the rights of children and for the promotion of equitable development without racial, religious, political, cultural or gender-based discrimination.

Our organization carries out humanitarian relief and international development projects in the sectors of education, health, livelihoods, WASH and protection to benefit thousands of children, their families and communities.

It currently operates in 20 countries around the world and is active in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Northern Iraq and Jordan in the Middle East. Terre des Hommes Italy assists 100,000 children and 400,000 people with 70 projects with an annual budget of 18 Million Euros.

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what we do

Health

According to the Jordan response plan for Syria, the shortage in physicians is the highest in the governorate of Zarqa and has been classified as a severely vulnerable population.

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Protection

With the rising population in Jordan, an increased demand on social protection services has been observed.The key protection challenges for refugees include child labour, sexual and gender based violence, mental health and social well-being, and tensions with host communities.

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Education

Uneven access to schools has been a major contributing factor to rising tensions between Jordanians and Syrians. Additionally, the availability of trained teachers are major problems particularly in the governorates of Amman, Irbid, Mafraq and Zarqa.

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Where We Work

Terre des Hommes Italy works in over 20 countries in the world and is actively responding to the Middle Eastern crisis through implementing projects in Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon.

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