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June 20, 2018

World Refugee Day


Today is World Refugee Day, a international observance day intending to highlight the plight of refugees around the world.

June 11, 2018

Si’yam Ramadan Cup Finale!


The finale took place despite the intense humidity in Dubai throughout the game and the awards ceremony, an enormous credit to the players, presenters and spectators

June 6, 2018

Si’yam Ramadan Cup Updates


The Si’yam Ramadan Cup is in full swing, bringing cricketers together this Ramadan to play the game they love, and raise money for the people of Syria through it. The teams have been playing and the tournament is reaching its end with the end of the Ramadan fast approaching. Don’t miss out on a chance […]

May 24, 2018

Accenture Volunteers Trip to Turkey


A group of volunteers from Accenture have signed up to embark on a trip to Turkey in order to support Watan UK, visit orphanages in Ankara and deliver educational games and furniture.

May 22, 2018

Cricket for Syria


This year, the Si’yam Ramadan Cricket tournament (based in the UAE) is bringing people together to play cricket in order to raise awareness about the tragedy that has befallen the Syrian people, and to raise money for charitable purposes. There are multiple teams taking part, and we at Watan UK are incredibly grateful to all […]

May 18, 2018

11 Year Old Anna Shaves Off Her Hair For Syria!


  This is Anna, a young girl who decided to shave off all of her hair in order to donate it to make wigs for children with cancer, and also to raise money to help Syrian children, as she read an article about their plight in the Week Junior, and decided that she wanted to […]

November 14, 2017

US & UK container to Syria!


We have teamed up with ‘Giving Children Hope’ (United States based Charity) for this wonderful project on sending a large container to Syria. This container will contain approximately 520 boxes of BRAND NEW:

November 14, 2017

Eastern Gouta Emergency Appeal


GENEVA (27 October 2017) – The situation of at least 350,000 besieged civilians in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, is an outrage, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said on Friday, as he called on the parties to the conflict to allow badly needed food and medical supplies to get into the area

November 10, 2017

Abdifatah Half-Marathon


Abdifatah sustained injury to his leg when the Somali civil war broke out 1991. He was in need of immediate medical attention however due to the state of the country and lack of resources he was unable to get the medical treatment that he required.

November 10, 2017

Idlib Emergency Appeal


Following the chemical attacks that took place in Idlib this week families are left devastated having never witness anything like it in their lives. People are fleeing the the Khan Sheikhoun area into Northern Idlib.

November 10, 2017

Water Filter Project: Get your donation doubled!


Our Water Filter projects in partnership with Grif Aid will be providing filters will be in the southern suburbs of Aleppo, due to the water scarcity in area. Closer to the summer period there will be an increasing need for clean drinking water.

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