Sinjar Antenatal Clinic:

Since we opened on the 15th of April 2018  our antenatal clinic has gone from strength to strength.  We have provided healthcare to over 300 women, not just pregnant mums but all women who seek free medical care from a female doctor or nurse. Such is the good reputation of our medics that women are … Read more

YES founder on Channel 5 News

You can watch the video clip of Anne Norona, founder of YES, talking about the urgent issues facing the Yezidi people on Channel 5 News here.   This nurse who was so moved by the plight of the Yazidis that she dedicated her life to doing everything she can to help the community. #5News | … Read more

Anne on BBC News and Channel 5

After the article written by Christina Lamb in The Sunday Times last week, YES founder Anne Norona was contacted by Channel 5 and the BBC, requesting an interview with her about the plight of the Yezidis and the work Anne has been doing to help. This kind of exposure is vital in gaining the support … Read more

IN THE PRESS: Life-saver

The following article appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of Manor Magazine. Words by Fiona McGowan and courtesy of Manor Magazine _______ A Botox nurse in Truro and an aid worker in Lesvos, Anna Norona speaks to Fiona McGowan about her fight to raise awareness of the suffering of the Yezidi people. Only a few … Read more

Shingal antenatal and midwife outreach.

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 more

Visit to the Yezidi camp

Anne is currently in Iraq until the 1st of March, meeting Yezidi survivors and helping to provide aid to those in need. Winter in the Yezidi camps is difficult: the tents are leaking water and many do not have proper shoes or warm clothes. Most important is distributing food, medicine and donations around the camp. … Read more

Preparing for the trip to Iraq

I’m very excited to announce I will soon be in Iraq to attend meetings with NGOs, further our projects, and visit as many of the vulnerable Yezidis we support as possible. I’ll be staying for 3 weeks, traveling between camps and Sinjar, where we’re supporting underfunded medical projects in Sinjar and distributing much-needed aid. There is … Read more

Aid Distribution In The Camps

The Y.E.S team are continuously distributing clothes and teddies to the children most in need in the camps of Kurdistan/Iraq. We are collecting in various locations from around the UK in collaboration with other NGO’s and individuals who are so generously helping to provide something to children who most need help We aim to something … Read more

The Yezidis on Sinjar Mountain

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 more