Water Wells for the Nineveh Plains

Update: watch a video on the water well project here. One of the many needs faced by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) trying to return home is the need for clean water. SWIC has partnered with Christians in and… Read More

Back to School: St. George’s Church in Baghdad

SWIC has partnered with St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad to help them expand their kindergarten program into a full elementary school for students from age six (kindergarten) through twelve (sixth grade). The expanded school, which will serve about… Read More

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 provide small businesses redevelopment grants, like the one for Ashur’s copy shop. Read about Ashur’s story here, or watch the video below. Watch some of our other videos on our… 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 through one of our small business… Read More