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Syrian Refugee Father Who Sold Pens To Feed Children Now Owns 3 Businesses

You can never guess or make plans about your fate, for it is decided by your actions. All that lies in your hands is to have a dream and working hard to achieve it.

When ISIS took over Syria, many were left homeless and penniless. One such man was Abdul Halim al-Attarm, who got his ill fate change upside down. 

Source: VT 

Syrian Refugee Father Who Sold Pens To Feed Children Now Owns 3 Businesses

Syrian Refugee Father Who Sold Pens To Feed Children Now Owns 3 Businesses

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The refugee father and his daughter

The refugee father and his daughter

The 33-year-old father was in a very bad financial condition and he had to sell pens to earn a living for his family. He lost everything he ever had in the internal war.

A wonderful web developer came in for the rescue.

A wonderful web developer came in for the rescue.

Gissur Simonarson started a campaign to raise some charity for the poor father. Gissur was so moved by his story that he wanted to do all it takes to help him. The campaign raised $ 191,000.

He opened a bakery, kebab shop and a local restaurant out of that money.

He opened a bakery, kebab shop and a local restaurant out of that money.

He also donated a part of that money, around $25000 to friends and relatives in Syria.

Early life

Early life

He came from a Palestinian refugee camp and was then employed in a chocolate factory. The camp then went through fights between the militants.

He now lives happily in a 2BHK apartment.

He now lives happily in a 2BHK apartment.

We hope that many other such refugees receive proper help. Share the story and let the ray of hope travel far.

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