Since 1981 Rouaida and her husband lived in Jobar, an outlying suburb situated to the east of Damascus.
Mouhtaz Alkazem and his wife Reema Kougegame lived in Deir ez-Zor where they both worked as agronomy engineers.
Tomas Saeed and his wife Hanna Safaa were living in Deir ez-Zor with their three daughters Rose, Mirna and Jessy. The father, Tomas, worked in the agricultural sector and had been able to acquire an apartment by means of a loan from the bank.
Maisaa Oubed and her husband Mohamed Maktabi were living with their five children in Hajar Al-Aswad in the suburb south of Damascus.
Alfred Zako and his wife Jeannette Abdelki have two daughters - Lina born in 2009 and Lana born in 2011.
Issa Kamal and his wife Randa Naamey had been living in a house in Erbin since 1992.
Hamid Al-Himedi and Raouda Al-Oubed
Before the outbreak of the hostilities, Hamid Al-Himedi and his wife, Raouda Al-Oubed, were living in Deir Al-Zor with their ten children born between 1986 and 2008.
Abri and Yousef have five children: the oldest, Zi Al-Nourine born in 2006, Lawrence born in 2008, Hala and Haya born in 2010 and the youngest, Mohamed Nur, born in 2017.
Hassan Andron and Samar Al-Essa
My name is Hassan Andron. My wife Salar Al-Essa and I have three children - Zain Al-Abidin, Yazan and Mayar.
Mustafa Shahbo and Samar Al-Haj
Mustafa, born in 1990 and Samar, born in 2001, are the parents of two young children - Amal, 4, and Fahed, 1.
This month we are proposing to aid the church of Saint-Joseph near Damascus.