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...
Atryan Ido

Atryan Ido

UPDATE: Atryan’s family were able to secure the surgery for free at a private hospital in Duhok! This sweet boy is now back home, happy and healthy.  Atryan Ido is 8-years-old. He is from Hardan, a village on the Northern flank of the Sinjar mountains. When ISIS...
Nahida Najid

Nahida Najid

UPDATE: Nahida went through with her final eye operation on the 24th of February. We wish her a swift recovery. Pictures coming soon! Nahida is seventeen, and like the rest of the IDPs living in Dawoodia camp, she is Yazidi. Nahida shares two ‘caravans’...
Samira

Samira

Samira is a 15 years old girl. She is one of the many Yezidis who were forced to leave their homes to escape from ISIS violence. For few days she was trapped in Sinjar mountain, while fights were taking place everywhere around. After reaching Kurdistan, an unfinished...
Auso

Auso

UPDATE: After a long few months of waiting, Auso finally had his much needed hip replacement. We visited him a week ago. He recovering well in bed. Thank you all for your support. Doctors have said that soon Auso will be back on his feet very soon! Auso is a...
Wadha

Wadha

Wadha is a 66 year old widowed women who foresaw the imminent danger posed by ISIS in 2014 and escaped to Kurdistan before most of her fellows Yazidi. She has made herself a makeshift home in a poorly equipped tent in Dawoodia Camp among 4000 other IDPs. Despite being...