Where the money goes: Building Hope in Sulaymaniyah (video)

SWIC had designated $11,500 of the total $19,000 collection we had brought with us to building caravan housing for 8 Christian families living in tents in Sulaymaniyah, a city about a 150 kilometers south of Erbil. These families had… Read More

Where the money goes: Ashur’s Copy Shop Business (video)

Through your generous donations, we are able to fund small businesses like Ashur’s copy shop. Read about Ashur’s story here, or watch the video below. Watch some of our other videos on our YouTube channel (link opens in new… Read More

[Image description: Ashur and two other men are walking on the sidewalk outside the store, carrying boxes of paper, pens, a laminator machine, and other office supplies. They are all smiling.]

Where the money goes: Ashur’s Copy Shop Business

Watch the video of Ashur’s story here. One of the most satisfying things Quint and I were able to do in Erbil was to help Ashur begin his own copy shop business. Ashur was living in Baghdad with… Read More

[Image description: another photograph of a tent. There is a man sitting under a tarp, outside his tent. There is a cross, made of two pieces of wood tied together, tied to one of the poles holding op the tarp.]

Where The Money Goes: Building Caravan Housing for Christians in Sulaymaniyah

Before our arrival in Erbil, Stand With Iraqi Christians had designated $11,500 of the total $19,000 collection we had brought with us to building caravan housing for 8 Christian families living in tents in Sulaymaniyah, a city about… Read More

[Image description: a group of boys dressed in white martial arts gis pose for a camera off to the right. The boy in the front is doing the center splits, the other boys are doing fight stances with their arms.]

Where the Money Goes: Etuti Youth Programs: Arts & Athletics

One day our friend from Etuti Institute, Ninos Haddad (standing left), took Quint and me to see a group of boys, about ages 6-14, who were training in martial arts at the Ashti IDP (Internally Displaced Persons) camp…. Read More