Ali Hussein Alkhaidi: “The support of a Champion for Peace was critical for my improvements”

by | Apr 2, 2021 | Peace education, Reconciliation and co-existence, Youth empowerment | 0 comments

Ali, 28, comes from Daraa, a city in the southwest of Syria. Ali arrived in Zaatari Camp in 2013 with his family. He studied Civil Engineering in Damascus. He was interested in Kickboxing even before the project started. He used YouTube videos to learn the techniques. He has attended many educational courses in the camp provided by UNHCR and NGOs. Before joining the Live Together Program, Ali was a community center coordinator with Blumont and was involved in many volunteering activities in the camp. Today, he is the Head of Administration for the coaches of the program, involved in the translations and the monitoring of the activities.

He is married and has 2 daughters and a son.

Communication and Press Manager at Peace and Sport, I have 5+ years of experience in political affairs, conflict prevention and resolution, and communication. A great part of my work has been conducted in the context of conflict and transition settings.