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.
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.
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.
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
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.