"I enjoyed watching the youth group evolve during the 4-5 days, how they grew more confident, opened up more, lay down their guards, which is rare for some of these youngsters especially the males. I enjoyed our opening sessions (check-in) and closing (check-out) and taking the time to hear personal experiences of each of the youths."

"Especially for young males, some of their behavioral attributes/attitudes are more closed off when it comes to addressing their inner emotions, thoughts, feelings, to try to be more strong or tough from the outside when it comes to personal issues or vulnerabilities (let guards down). This changed and the group felt closer with one another, able to open up, and more excited too about working with children than before."

Alexandra Tohme, Foundation Mishwar Amal ‘Journeys of Hope’