Abdul is 7 years old, he is from Raqqa Syria. He came to Erbil as a refugee in 2015 after ISIS took over his home city. Now Abdul lives with his two sisters and parents in an empty building in a suburb of Erbil.
At birth a liver’s malfunction caused him to be deaf. Because of this, he was not able to speak and has not been able attend school.
His father is working as a tailor but he is only earning 200-300 IQD per month. In fact, it is often hard for Syrian refugees to earn decent salaries and rebuild a life here in Kurdistan.
Especially, Abdul needed a specific kind of hearing aid which is quite expensive ($1200). However, this equipment could change his life and reduce his disability to a minimum.Thanks to our major funder, the French Association for young people with disabilities (Association pour l’Aide aux Jeunes Infirmes et aux Personnes handicapee, Abdul was provided for his need and he can now grow up healthier and happier