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BASMA seeks to improve the health and social conditions of children with cancer in Syria,through financial support to treatment cost as well as providing psychological and moral support to children and parents during the treatment period. BASMA provides medical support to children with cancer units in order to upgrade the medical services rendered to children, promote setting up new units, and increase community awareness on pediatric cancer.

BASMA February 2016 campaign

BASMA launched a new campaing through February 2016 for supporting children with cancer through many activities. Follow the latest updates on our Facebook page BASMA Facebook Official Page

BASMA BAZAR

BASMA Bazar is a new method to support children with cancer, You can check a full list of items and materials in our Facebook page BASMA BAZAR

With MUSIC we drew a SMILE Event

Three music concerts were held in Damascus Opera House to mainly support the children with cancer they were introduced by: Ammar Kattour, Mahmoud Haddad, Karmen Tockmaji & Joe Terterian on 4,6 and 20 of April 2015

BASMA Marathon

BASMA in association with Rusty 03, organized a very successful marathon for supproting children with cancer. Thousands participated and all enjoyed the great experince.

SUPPORT US by sending an empty SMS to the following mobile numbers:
1077 for Syriatel , 1299 for MTN
Cost is " 50 Syrian Pound " only that will go to support BASMA children's

Our PROGRAMS

BASMA has many programs that provide the needed support on many sides to the children of cancer and their families, the most important one is BAMSA 1st specilized unit which has begun to receive cases in May 2008 and BASMA expects that this unit is a key role in improving the situation of services for children with cancer

Financial Support Program

BASMA directly provides children with cancer with necessary medicines which not available in the public cancer centers.
Also to Encourage families to come to Damascus and continue their children treatment, BASMA provides accommodation for families coming for treatment, as well food as provisions.

Hospitalized Children Visits Program

BASMA volunteers visit 5 times/week children with cancer unit in the Kids Hospital and Albeiruni Hospital in Damascus to provide them with moral support. These visits include a variety of pre-planned activities and entertainment programs for the children.

BASMA first specialized unit

In May 2009, BASMA opened the first specialized unit to diagnose and treat children with cancer with a capacity of 20 inpatient beds and 8 outpatients at Alberuni University Hospital under the patronage of the Ministry of high Education. An MOU was signed between the management of Alberuni Hospital and BASMA Association.

Support a Children Treatment Program in the Specialized Centers

BASMA covers a percentage of the treatment cost of some of the cases of children with cancer treated in the private sector in Syria and in specialized centers outside or inside Syria. Since 2006 till end of 2015 BASMA sponsored 273 cases in addition to tumor resection, bone marrow transplant and Orthopedic prosthesis.

Outside Hospital Support Program

BASMA strives to stay in touch with the children that are registered with the association while they are at home between hospital visits. Children are invited to participate in different activities that are organized both indoor and outdoor. Parents are also regularly contacted by phone to make sure that the child is doing well.

Families Awareness Program

For Families: BASMA holds regular sessions to raise awareness among inflicted families about childhood cancer and dealing with their impacted children during treatment, in order to provide them with the ideal care.
For the community: BASMA organizes awareness sessions about childhood cancer and its early detection, and spreads knowledge of the disease through producing newsletters and booklets.

VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES

BASMA Volunteers visits the children hospital and BASMA unit in Al Bayrouni hospital 5 days a week
such visits include a variety of pre-planned activities and entertainment programs for the children in addition to the distribution of gifts, which is based on giving each child a gift commensurate with his age upon entering the hospital
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Volunteering Activities

During March 2015

Volunteering Activities

During March 2015

Volunteering Activities

During May 2015

Volunteering Activities

During April 2015

Volunteering Activities

During May 2015

Volunteering Activities

During June 2015

Volunteering Activities

During June 2015

Volunteering Activities

During June 2015

ABOUT US

BASMA is a nation-wide volunteer –powered NGO that supports Children with Cancer and their families during treatment in Syria. BASMA was officially declared in 2006 and member of Childhood Cancer International since 2008. BASMA started with 12 volunteers, the founders and relies now on 45 volunteers 5 of them are the board of directors. BASMA is relying on its volunteers to achieve its mission and provide services to the children with cancer and their families. 

Board Of Directors

Suhair Boulad
Co-founders, participated in the first steps of BASMA establishment, in 2005. She was head of financial support committee for 6 years which is the most important committee in BASMA work. She is the current elected Chairperson.
Karim Shukr
Active member in public relations and funding committee since 2008 and was head of it for one year and he is the current elected Vice Chairperson.
Samer Tello
Co-founders, participated in the first steps of BASMA establishment in 2005. He was elected as board member in all BASMA elections and current elected Treasurer
Basila Taklah
Active member since 2006 in Physiological support committee – supplying kids gifts. She is current elected Secretary General.
Katia Chatta
Active member since 2010 in Public relations and funding committee and head of it since 2015. She is current elected Board member.

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We need your help … Your help can save a life… How to help?
In order to carry on its duties and implement its work, BAMA relies on a dedicated team of 45 volunteers, young women and men. BASMA relies also on the invaluable support received from the community, and from generous individual and corporate donors inside and outside Syria. Without this vital support, our organization would not be able to continuously upgrade and maintain quality of the services provided to children with cancer and their families. There are many ways to contribute to BASMA in supporting those children: - Sending general in-kind or money donations - Joining one of our fundraising programs - Become a volunteer in BASMA>

For Donation:
Bank Audi - Syria / Account Number: 018690
Arabic Bank - Syria / Account Number: 25078
Bank Byblos - Syria / Account Number: 165089208968

 

SOME Facts

BASMA seeks to provide
- Moral, psychological and educational support to children with cancer in Syria during treatment.
- Financial support services to families of children with cancer.
- Medical services and supplies otherwise not available as well as specialized medical staff in the children’s cancer units in Damascus.
- Raise awareness among families of children with cancer and the community about the disease and mobilize the community to support this cause.
- Build up cooperation with regional and international children’s cancer centers and any other related governmental and non-governmental parties locally, regionally and internationally.

Monthly cost of Financial support program in Syrian Pound
Number of children registered in Financial support program till end of 2015.
Number of employees who operate BASMA first specialized unit in Alberuni University Hospital
Number of volunteers BASMA relies on


Volunteer with us

BASMA Association welcomes all who wish to help children with cancer and their families, The following are the detailed steps to become a volunteer in BASMA:
1 - fill out a volunteer form after reviewing the conditions set forth below and understand the objectives and functions of the Assembly and the nature of the work.
(Filling forms in headquarter from 9 am to 3 pm except on Friday and Saturday)
2 - Examination of applications submitted by the Board of Directors during a maximum period of two months of the date of application.
3 – BASMA Volunteers are distributed on the programs according to the requirements of the various committees of volunteers
and after taking into account the desire of the person listed in the application on the field, who prefers to work.
4 – The volunteers management Committee notify the new volunteers on programs that have been distributing to.

General conditions to join BASMA Volunteer:
1. Be exceeded eighteen years of age.
2. That he/she believed the objectives of the Association and aspirations.
3. To be able to provide specific services to the Association.
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Contact Info

Mazzeh highway , in front of the justice palace, Smeg buidling, 1st floor
P.O.Box: 124, Damascus, Syria
+963-11-6619429, Fax: +963-11-6628000 Mobile:+963-988-005078 basma.association@gmail.com