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
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.
Born in 1951, she is 67 years old with ten children. She lost her husband in 1991 when her oldest son was 12 years.
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.
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.
11 Tons of Love
NGO’s deliver help to people whose lives are in desperate situations, politics are not a consideration for this help. Help is determined by PEOPLE’s NEED.
Koyan Centre Receives Milk Powder
Koyan Centre for Social Issues is located in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan. They help thousands of people in need. Especially essential for Koyan is the ability to provide sustenance for babies by providing milk powder to mothers who are not able to properly feed their children.
Everything About My Husband Was Burned
Julia is 30 years old, she has three daughters (Avin, Zozan, and Nur) and one son (Kawa), she came to Darashakran Refugee Camp three years ago from Xazna, Qamishlo, Syria. At the start of the Syrian revolution her husband was arrested by the Syrian Army. “It has been about six years, no one knows anything about him,” says Julia. “The Syrian regime burned all the identity of my husband to regard him as a dead one,” as Julia’s eyes become very sad she just looks away.