Jadeni became a leader and entrepreneur
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.
Paralyzed baby learned how to stand, walk and grab
Little Madina was paralyzed as a result of a congenital brain injury, but rehabilitation at a Mission East-backed rehabilitation center in Tajikistan made her stand up and grab with her hands. Today she can put on clothes herself.
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.