Born in 1951, she is 67 years old with ten children. She lost her husband in 1991 when her oldest son was 12 years.
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.
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.
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.
Mohammed’s Story - Supporting International Childhood Cancer Day
15 February 2018 is International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD) and Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation visited Nanakali Hospital to distribute toys and gifts for the children here.
Health Director Seeks Aid
Supporting community health is a top priority for Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation. Healthy communities are better able to be productive, children who are healthy stay in school and continue to learn and be good citizens.
Women, Children and the Disadvantaged
WAHA Organization (Women and Health Alliance) has branches to serve women, children and the disadvantaged in Mosul, Erbil, Salahuddin, Kayara, Duhok, and Xazer & Debka Refugee Camps with approximately 100 – 120 sick patient cases see per day.
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.
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.
During the holiday season, many places that serve children look to humanitarian agencies to help them provide something special. This holiday season, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation in collaboration with the Director of Special Care at Khanda’s Orphanage in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan decided to make this year a memorable one.
Children Always Bring Out the Best
When children smile others just can’t help but smile with them. I know when I see a child happy and laughing, it is hard to contain my smile as well.
Special Care Director Receives Aid
Joyful news is spreading about Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation’s ability to access needed supplies for vulnerable groups. In the last month Bring Hope has developed numerous new cooperation contacts with highly visible and in-need organizations who have requested our help.
WOW! What a day for the children and parents of Ashti refugee camp. There were presents galore as Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation distributed holiday cheer and provided hope to these children.
Another day of collaboration between Terre Des Hommes (TDH) and Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation as clothes, and shoes are distributed in Mamzawa.
In This Cold Winter
Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation provided 150 packages of clothes for men, women and children to the organization Terre Des Hommes.
On the Streets in Winter
It is a harsh reality everywhere, people homeless, living on the streets without so much as a blanket. Today, 5 December 2017, two people came to the main warehouses of Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation requesting emergency help.
You Don’t Always Have to Look That Far
Who doesn’t like a Christmas miracle? I think we all want to believe in miracles, or at least feel we can experience something of a miracle. I think that’s why people give part of themselves to good causes, to help someone less fortunate than they are.
Strained Health Systems Seek Support
In June 2017 the USAID acting Administrator released a statement on World Refugee Day stating, “We remain deeply concerned by the more than 22 million refugees forced from their homes by conflict and persecution.” He continued to describe the tragic fact that half these refugees are children and how 41 million people are internally displaced within their own borders.
As the Line Forms
Few things in life are so compelling that words fail to accurately describe the scene before one’s eyes. In the world of humanitarian aid however, those compelling situations are, unfortunately, the norm.