Hala Hassan

Hala Hassan

Hala is five years old. She lives with her parents and two siblings in a cement factory on the outskirts of Alqosh, a sacred Assyrian town in the Nineveh Plains. Hala and her small family fled from their village in Sinjar in August of 2014 when ISIS arrived in the...
Saly Barakat

Saly Barakat

Saly and her twin brother are two of nine siblings living with their mother and father in Esian camp, a 40 minute drive from Duhok city. The family is from Zorava in Sinjar. Like other Yazidis, they were forced to flee in 2014 when ISIS entered the region. On the 3rd...
Khero Hassan

Khero Hassan

Khero is 33 and a father of five. He is originally from Tel Azar in Sinjar but was displaced in August of 2014. When ISIS first arrived in the Sinjar region, the family found refuge in an old church before making their way to the mountain, a safe-haven for many...
Barakat Havind

Barakat Havind

UPDATE: Barakat successfully underwent the heart surgery earlier this month. He is now home and well. Thank you for your generous support. Barakat is 69-years-old from Tel Azar in the Sinjar mountains. He fled Sinjar in 2014 with his family, heading towards the Syrian...
Dkhel Qaso

Dkhel Qaso

Dkhel Qaso is 22-years-old and lives in Dawoodia camp in the Duhok governorate of the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Dkhel was born with congenital deformities of his pelvis, lower legs and feet. Both his feet are almost completely turned in, though with great difficulty,...