My Experience Working with aiXplain

My Experience Working with aiXplain

A few months ago, I received an opportunity to work on the data verification program with aiXplain, an AI company. I worked on this program for 17 hours along with my two sisters, Sahar and Bushra Alallawi, and three edSeed students: Mansour Al Sayed Ahmad, Hanan...

Why I Wrote My Book: “Bed Without a Homeland”

Why I Wrote My Book: “Bed Without a Homeland”

When I painted this painting (the cover of the book) in 2015 in a simple style ofdrawing, it gave me the impression of something new, ideas came to me and isailed in my ambitions. I asked myself: will I use it in the future to be thecover of my first album as a...

Afamiyah: the City of Old Treasures

Afamiyah: the City of Old Treasures

I am Fatema from Hama governorate. Hama is considered an historical city that dates back to before Christ and is one of the oldest cities in the world. Afamiyah, part of Hama, is nicknamed Abi AlFedaa. It is famous for its water wheels and archeological sites. I was...

The British princess who left her palace to live in the Syrian desert

The British princess who left her palace to live in the Syrian desert

150 years ago, Jane Digby, the great English beauty, left her palace to live a love story in the Syrian desert. Jane Digby was married four times, including to Prince Ludwig I of Bavaria. Her love of travel took her to the East in 1852. In Syria, she fell in love with...

News of the Month

News of the Month

Live from the VIP.fund news desk, bringing you the latest updates from our community around the globe! We’ll be sharing a monthly news bulletin summarizing the activities, stories and developments happening across our programs and locations. Why now? Over the past...

Syrian Harvest: When the Festival Begins!

Syrian Harvest: When the Festival Begins!

Wheat harvest season in the Syrian countryside is more than an end stage in an agricultural cycle, it is the time when people strengthen their relationships and get to know each other very well. Back in the 1970s, before the introduction of combine harvesters, farmers...

Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

The city of Damascus is famous for its unique type of fabric, called brocade, which Damascus was famous for three thousand years ago. It takes ten hours to make one meter of damask because of the delicate, complex patterns and attention to detail. Brocade is an...

Have you ever thought about what to say?

Have you ever thought about what to say?

I came out with 5 major takeaways from our meeting with Ms. Joumana Aljabri’s webinar In Harmony with the Moment: The words we say define us. Key words do not always mean the same thing. To say: “I am a refugee” is different from saying “I am in a refugee situation”....