Cash assistance to rebuild Mosul
A family father got money from Mission East to rebuild his destroyed house in West Mosul. With the money, his wife could also get a surgery.
It is incredible what you can accomplish with a small fund in the bombed-out Iraqi city of Mosul.
For 350 Euros, the 36-year-old Ahmad Abbas could afford to repair his house and even had a little left to pay for medical help.
A safe environment does wonders for children with trauma
Playing, learning and performing daily routines in familiar surroundings is beneficial for children suffering from war-related trauma, explains psychologist with experience in trauma care in crisis-affected countries.
Haircutting event brings joy to Mosul’s children
Mission East’s partner in Mosul has helped 150 boys beginning the new school year with fresh haircuts.
Khaled is only five years old, but his short life has been dramatic so far. The little boy from the war-torn city of Mosul lost his father during the violent battle over the city, and when his family’s house was bombed into pieces, they had to settle in another neighbourhood.
Vegetables make children healthy
Pabitra’s daughter did not get enough food when she was a baby and struggles with physical and cognitive difficulties. But in Mission East’s classes for women in Nepal, Pabitra is now learning how to give her children a healthy and nutritious diet.
Pabitra comes from an extremely poor Dalit family in the remote mountain area of Western Nepal. She got married by the age of 15 and lives with her husband and three children in the village of Thehe. The family lives off the food they manage to grow on their own little piece of land.
New center helps children with disabilities in remote mountains
Nargis and Zohir both have a disability, but at Mission East’s rehabilitation center in south-eastern Tajikistan, they prove that it is possible for them to learn and develop.
A man and his shop
A Yezidi family in the Iraqi town of Sinune are looking forward to reopening their shop that was destroyed by Islamic State.
By Kim Wiesener, Communication Manager – June 2018
The words ”Lions of Islamic State” are written in large, black letters on the shop front. This graffiti is an unpleasant reminder of the violent times in August 2014 when the extremist movement invaded this part of Northern Iraq.