Dance, Dance, Dance
When I was young there was a popular song called Get Up and Boogie, we had such fun dancing to it as young adults. Music and dance seem to bring joy for those who are engaged in the activity.
First Aid Training for Refugees
What better place for training the principles of first aid than in a refugee camp where emergency medical help may either be present only part-time or not at all. Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation taught basic first aid in 3 languages, Kurdish, English and Arabic at Kawergosk and Baharka refugee camps.
Sharing Iftar in Atar Bashi Mosque
Ramadan, a time for fasting, reflection, and sharing. Voluntary fasting during the day is followed by happily breaking the fast with the Iftar meal after sundown, and as much as possible to share this meal with friends, family and ones’ community.
Ble Hospital Receives Medicine Donation
Ble Hospital is located in the Barzan region of Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. It is a small hospital but has the same needs as all the other hospitals within Kurdistan, the need for medication to treat the increasing demand.
Hana Institute for the Disabled
Hana Institute serving disabled women and young boys (through adolescents) located in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan has many departments to help address various interests of these clients.
Have you ever experienced life in complete darkness? People who are blind experience this every day, but for most of us, if our lights somehow go out, we struggle to move around our homes in the dark and look to candles or flashlights to help us “see” until the light is restored.
Domiz Refugee Camp
Domiz Refugee Camp for Syrian refugees has seen an incredible influx of people. They have 6 specialized physicians and a general health care center with a women’s section, psychology, general practitioner and family medicine.
There is Never Enough
In Duhok Province, Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan the Ministry of Health once again seeks the assistance of Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation.
“When we fled, we spent a week in the mountains on the Syrian border without eating or drinking, in a very cold winter and didn’t have enough clothes to get warm” relays Molen, who is a 16 year old Yazidi girl.
Finding a Path
It is not an easy task to reach those most in need, medicine is so important when treating people in war zones and constant areas of conflict.
Hygiene as a Priority
Natural disasters, violence, poverty, war, and conflict create unthinkable problems. Sometimes the most basic human requirements are those no one thinks to address.
Medicine Always in Short Supply
Rizgary Hospital located in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan is one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the city. Treating more than 800 patients per day, Rizgary Hospital has seen a constant increase in volume from years of turmoil within the region.
Brighter Lives For Refugees
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation is focused today, 27 June 2018, on providing three camps, considered the most vulnerable camps, with solar light called wakawaka lights.
Aleppo and Afrin Receive Hope
In an almost impossible environment, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation in collaboration with Free Burma Rangers provided medicines to those suffering in Syria.
Escaping Brings Tragedy Then Hope
“It was a dark night when suddenly the sky became like day, it was colorful from the shots and gunpowder. We were suddenly attacked by armed men wearing black clothes, they were frightening and looked like horrible shapes with long beards.” This is recounted from Ahmed Ali, a 12-year-old boy
Born in 1951, she is 67 years old with ten children. She lost her husband in 1991 when her oldest son was 12 years.
My Father Volunteered to Fight
Medya is 36 years old. Her father Jawhaer Bapir Hamadamin was an actor, but in 1991 he volunteered to fight in the Kurdish revolution.
A Father’s Story
Kareen Salh Bapir was born in 1940. His son Mohamad Kareen Salh was just 19 years old when he passed fighting in the Kurdish revolution in the south of Kurdistan in 1991.
This is Jwan Rasul Ahmad, she is 42 years old and lives with her mother and single brother.
After the Journey – to Escape
Tubazawa in Rezgari District is 40 km from Erbil. This distance affects their ability to receive aid for the people who reside here. The area has been a landing spot for refugees and IDP’s from different regions and sects.
Making a Powerful Difference
600 disadvantaged families identified through Sewan Women’s Organization are receiving clothes, tea, sugar, pillows, boots, dishes, soup, and carpets due to the donation by Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation of 564 cartons of aid.