For the mothers of Shingal city and surrounding devastated villages and Sinjar area there is no opportunity to access antenatal care . There are no female doctors in Shingal or midwives. Y.E.S will be opening a clinic in the heart of the destroyed city to provide advice, monitoring, medical checks, classes in breastfeeding, hygiene and … Read moreShingal antenatal and midwife outreach.
The Yezidis who live on Sinjar mountain remain displaced from their homes and live in scattered and inadequate tents, suffering extreme weather conditions and searing, unbearable heat in summer. They’re no longer able to farm their land and live in the villages they once peacefully inhabited, before ISIS destroyed their world. They have no way … Read moreThe Yezidis on Sinjar Mountain
Nearly every day we are asked to help desperate families who can’t find the money or facilities to cure their medical problems, or who can’t access much-needed surgery, especially for their children. As we have great access to doctors and consultants in Iraq and internationally, we’re able to advise them and search for the appropriate … Read moreSurgical and Medical Conditions
The Yezidi children in Iraq have been trapped in tented camps in Kurdistan and on the harsh mountains of Sinjar since ISIS attacked their towns on 03/08/2014 and massacred their people. Thousands of Yezidis were slaughtered that day and the following weeks, and many more captured and used as slaves by ISIS. This massacre left … Read moreThe football project
Due to the 2014 massacre or capture of so many Yezidis by ISIS, there are as many as 4,000 orphans who’ve lost one or more parents. Still today there are children returning from captivity to find their parents have been killed. They live in the camps of Kurdistan or Sinjar with any relatives who are willing … Read moreOrphans and children in need
Our team isn’t just dedicated to providing emergency relief to cases of extreme poverty. We also do what we can to meet the needs of Yezidis facing a desperate struggle for survival, by contributing to sustainable ways for them to make a living. One of our first projects involved a very large family of 40. … Read moreFamilies in need