Andras Beszterczey Andras Beszterczey, Program Officer, Middle East Andras Beszterczey’s stories Jordan, Syria: Improving life in refugee camp December 7, 2012 The Zaatari refugee camp is practically unrecognizable from the giant dustbowl it was when it opened this past July. Jordan, Lebanon: Youth in Lebanon and Jordan promote cultural heritage September 1, 2012 Jordan and Lebanon have been the setting for a hugely successful project which promoted cultural heritage and its important role in opening minds to dialogue, citizenship, and social responsibility. Yemen: Relief and development in the slums of the forgotten July 19, 2012 Called akhdam, “the servants,” by their fellow countrymen — and muhamashyn, “the marginalised,” by organizations working to help them — Yemen’s outcasts stand outside of the nation’s already tumultuous social, economic and political life. Yemen: Hadeel's journey from student to staff July 3, 2012 Hadeel’s story is one of new beginnings. Born and raised in Aden, a major city on Yemen’s southeast coast, Hadeel was previously a professional volleyball player. He was even chosen for Yemen’s national team. But a few years ago, a tragic accident forced him to reconsider his career.