The Syria Trust for Development (The Trust) is a newly-formed not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation. Funded by grants and donations, its aim is to provide people and communities throughout Syria with the tools, the skills, the confidence and the opportunity to take charge of their lives and to benefit society.
At present comprising 130 staff, and running three major public projects, The Trust aims to grow substantially as an organisation over the next few years. The scope of its project work ranges from non-formal learning to rural development to cultural and heritage initiatives.
The Trust inspires and empowers individuals and communities throughout Syria. It initiates and manages projects in partnership with people to develop capabilties, attitudes and opportunities that enable them to realize their potential, take charge of their lives and benefit society.
The three broad types of projects that form the work of the Trust are: Rural Development, Learning and Culture & Heritage