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Dler was born in April 2017 in an IDP camp to a young Yazidi parents as their second child. His parents and grandparents were taking good care of him and trying to provide him with everything needed.
Mahdi and Mahwar are two siblings, relatively 13 and 12 years old. They come a village near Sinjar City and were displaced in 2014 by the advancement of ISIS and now live in an IDP camp in Northern Iraqi Kurdistan. which hosts around 30 000 individuals.
Khalida is a 6 years old girl who lives in a camp for internally displaced people hosting thousands of families. Khalida was born with a genetic defect which prevents her from walking. With your help we want to provide her with a orthopedic support.
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 majority of IDPs living in Iraqi Kurdistan, she is Yazidi. Nahida shares two ‘caravans’ with her 5 siblings and parents. Her family was forced to leave their town in Shingal, in August 2014 when ISIS invaded the region. The family made an escape straight for Duhok in their neighbours car. However, Nahida’s grandmother could not make the journey and was captured by ISIS fighters. They have had no news of her since.
Nahida is a sweet and poised young woman who would one day like to go to school. She has been unable to study because she is afflicted with a congenital deformity causing severe strabismus in both her eyes. The condition was so severe, before she had surgery, her eyes were completely turned in towards her head. Though she already underwent one correctional surgery which has allowed her to regain some vision (though very blurry), she needs one last procedure to correct her eyesight. With your help, we can give her the chance to see for the first time and start studying!
Medical need: correctional eye surgery
Total cost: 1500$ – Amount covered: 1050$
Karina was born in March 2014 in the Iraqi Sinjar region, just 5 months before its invasion by ISIS. Since that time, she is growing up displaced in Iraqi Kurdistan. Hopefully, as the small infant, she does not have traumatic memories of the escape trhough the mountains
Amal, a 20-year-old Yazidi girl, is from the south of Sinjar region. She shared the same destiny as many other people of her ethnic group, when ISIS invaded their region. Fleeing to Sinjar mountain where they stayed siege for few long days, then escaping through the Syrian borde
Nazlin, a little Yezidi girl, survived a genocide. At age of 4 years, she experienced a lot of stress, fear and uncertainty while fleeing ISIS. Diagnosed with a congenital heart defect, she did not have the chance to live a normal childhood. With the help of French donors, she underwent a successful surgery that saved her life and brightens her future.
Amal is a remarkable woman from central Iraq. She had to flee her hometown after ISIS invasion. However, the fight for her own life started already before, when she was diagnosed with malignant breast cancer. Until today, she is winning her battle with the disease, but she needs long-term therapy.