Um Ali - Housewife

“My son tells me, one day I’ll run towards him, snatch his school bag and go take up his place at school.”

Um Ali has been living for more than a year with her husband and six children in a single bedroom apartment in the Chatila Palestinian camp in the suburbs of Beirut. 

Back in Aleppo, her husband worked as an electrician and sustained the whole family. Now he can’t find a job and the kids had to stop their education to survive.

What Um Ali cares most about is her children’s schooling, especially Ousama’s, as he is exceptionally smart.

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