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Sana fights for women's rights in Iraq

Sana Basim is Mission East's Head of Programmes in Iraq. She is happy working for a flexible organization that helps women - irrespective of their religious affiliations and ethnic identities - to survive abuse and support themselves and their children.

Yazidi paintings show women's struggle for dignity

- It touches me deeply that the Yazidi women say stop the abuse. And that they have found dignity. This is what visual artist Karsten Auerbach says after seeing paintings by Yazidis during trauma treatment in Iraq.

Bees help family survive economic collapse in Afghanistan

"When Rustaq fell into the hands of the Taliban, the bees became my only means of supporting my family," said Zaidulkhair, who had received training and equipment for beekeeping from Mission East.

I read an amazing story from our work in Afghanistan today. A story that shows how important it is to provide people with a livelihood by teaching them to grow crops and keep livestock - or that which the wonderful news today is about: beekeeping.

Afghan father: 'My wife is ill; now I can take her to the hospital'

Mission East provides cash assistance to thousands of vulnerable people in Afghanistan. One of the recipients is Anwar, who has lost a leg and has eight children to support.

In the midst of political uncertainty and changing Corona variants, Mission East is working hard to bring aid to the most vulnerable in Afghanistan.

"Can you really enjoy such a varied diet?"

Mission East teaches the Mara people in Myanmar to grow varied crops and prepare nutritious food. The activities create hope and shines a small light in a land overwhelmed by darkness.

You are what you eat. The well-known pun is also applicable in Myanmar. For here the Mara people in the Chin state eat mainly rice and are often unaware of the many nutrient-rich crops that can be grown or picked in the forest.

Achievements in 2020

Disability and inclusion
25.744
people
Disaster Risk Reduction
37.432
people
Emergency relief
391.546
people
Food Security
13.333
people
Livelihoods
25.198
people
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
56.911
people

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Emergency livelihoods in Sinjar

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Food for Asset Creation in Badakhshan

Providing safe water in Badakshan

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A brighter future

SAAMARTHYA - resilience and inclusion

Women's empowerment in Humla

IDEAS- Inclusive Development

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Bringing People Back Together

Brighter Future

Living Together, Learning Together

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