- Humanitarian aid
Clothes Distribution for Yezidi Families in Erbil
Can you imagine having to run for your life with your children in your arms. Having to leave in a moment’s notice and leaving your home, friends and belongings behind.
Special Distribution in Facility for Children with Autism
Last week, the 21st of February, was one of those days. Our team on the ground went to visit a facility for children with autism.
Immediate Help and the Care Afterwards
In December of last year the Dibaga 2 IDP Camp was flooded due to extreme weather. This camp is home to people from the Mosul and Kirkuk regions mostly.
Toy Distribution Kindergarten
Earlier this month our Bring Hope team visited Sarmaydan kindergarten in the Shaglawa region. 275 children attend this kindergarten located between the mountains north east of Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.
Bringing Light and Safety
When the evening falls we turn on our lights. It’s something we don’t even think about. It’s a habit. We make our homes cozy by dimming the lights and our lightbulbs are sitting comfortably in beautiful light fixtures.
International Youth Day Celebration
12 August 2018 was International Youth Day, inside Debaga Refugee Camp Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation and Barzani Charity Foundation commemorated this day with activities for the children.
Hygiene Campaign Targets Young People
To create a safer, healthier environment in areas where the most vulnerable people reside, Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation in cooperation with the organization Terre Des Hommes held basic hygiene awareness programs in Toptawa, Mamzawa, Basirma, and Kwrani Ankawa located in the Erbil/Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Traumatized Society Finds Hope in a Healing Program
Many Syrians are in urgent need of safe spaces to discuss their grief and traumatic experiences, to share the anger and fear that often overwhelm them.
One Road to Empowerment
Women across the world have fought to attain equality, in almost every aspect of society, with their male counterparts. Imagine how very difficult the situation is when you are a woman living in a refugee camp, equality isn’t even on your mind, instead it is survival
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.