- Humanitarian aid
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation Launches Emergency Response Team
When tragedy strikes, the response for help should be swift and helpful which is why Bring Hope has launched a new initiative to provide regular visits to refugee camps and other areas where an emergency response team may be a valuable asset.
Rain and Floods Increase Suffering of Refugees
Over 240,000 Syrian refugees have entered Iraq since the beginning of the Syrian crisis. Most reside within the three northern governorates of Duhok, Erbil, and Sulaymaniyah.
Food and Clothes to Syrian Refugees
Established in 2016, Spring of Hope Foundation is located in Shari ware city within Duhok Province boundaries, Iraqi Kurdistan.
When you empower people, they are more inclined to feel good about themselves and be successful in anything they seek to do.
Ministry of Health and BHHF
What a great pleasure it is to have an opportunity to work directly with Kurdistan’s Ministry of Health and to be in the unique position to help.
Vocational Training and Refugee Support
Hand of Help Organization has been working in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan for three years. They provide support to refugees of all backgrounds and any religion.
Hiwa Institution of Deaf and Mute
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation visits the Hiwa Institution of Deaf and Mute under the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Labor and Social Affair, General Directorater of Social Care & Development, Directorate of Disabled Care / Hewler to deliver Christmas gifts, some wrapped by the generous people who work in the building called Studio.
Can You Picture This?
Imagine, if you can, a large area of rocky dirt, hold that image in your mind. Picture a hill on this rocky dirt that overlooks a large refugee camp…Kawergosk, with its rows of tents.
A Truck Full of Love
A semi full of love, at least that is how we at Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation look at the deliveries we receive. Today 8 January 2017, this enormous semi delivered so much love to the warehouse in Erbil.
Celebrating a New Year with Children
The Ankawa church of St. Hanna and Marte Chamonie in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan celebrates the New Year by providing help to needy families struggling to make ends meet.