Abou Ahmed and his family have received in total the equivalent of 
CHF1,100,  i.e. 200,000 Syrian pounds.

Approximately half of this sum has been used to pay back a loan which Abou Ahmed obtained in order to provide for his family.

Following this, the equivalent of CHF220
was used to pay for his children's education (school bus, books etc.), the costs of which have risen considerably since the beginning of the conflict.

Finally, Abou Ahmed has helped a friend,  an amputee as a result of the war, pay for his essential ongoing medical care.

The remainder of the money collected has been used to pay the rent for the tiny apartment in which the family live.