Dohola Sinjar: Y.E.S Education, Needlework and Ante Natal Project funded by the F.C.O.

The Y.E.S Ante-natal team, our nurses and doctors, are providing ante natal monitoring and eduction to the expectant mothers of Sinjar. They are based in the village of Dohola but also conduct outreach to surrounding villages. Having a mobile medical team enables us to extend our services to Sardashte camp where approximately 3,000 families live … Read more

Y.E.S Donated An Oxygen Concentrator to Shingal Hospital:

Shingal hospital , isolated in the destroyed city on Sinjar mountain, Northern Iraq is frequently short of medical equipment and supplies. After a plea from a doctor working there who told us that if they need to transport a patient in an emergency there is no portable oxygen.. and so we sourced an Oxygen Concentrator … Read more

School Bus For Sinjar

Yezidi Emergency Support (Y.E.S.) Project Proposal Project Name: Support education and encourage participation in school. Context Analysis: The so-called “Islamic State” slaughtered the Yezidis in 2014 on Sinjar, when it was marked by utmost violence including genocidal acts against the Yezidis population. While the plight of Yezidi victims was highlighted last month through the Nobel … Read more

Article by Ewelina Ochab (legal researcher and human rights advocate): Shouldn’t Survivors of Genocide Be Treated Differently?

An article on the Huffington Post from 2017 by legal researcher and human rights advocate Ewelina Ochab highlights the struggles of Yezidis to gain asylum in the UK and the disparities between different ethnic groups. ‘According to the research [by the UNHCR], out of 2,637 Syrians recommended for resettlement to the UK by the … Read more

Antenatal project proposal

We aim to reduce the mortality and morbidity of pregnant women and newborns, and increase the utilisation of appropriate and positive antenatal practices among survivors of the Yezidi genocide.

Award win shines a light on Yezidis

Our founder, Anne Narona, was nominated for the Women of the Year category by Baroness Helena Kennedy. And we’re delighted to announce the judges gave her the Shine a Light category for her tireless work with the Yezidi community and all our other volunteers.   Anne with Kate Adie A magazine feature on Anne’s win

Woman Of The Year Nomination:

To say I am deeply honoured is an understatement…. to be nominated by Baroness Helena Kennedy for this award is truly humbling. If it serves to highlight the plight of the Yezidis further then that is all I could wish for.