Tag: Erbil

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

Where the money goes: Ashur’s Copy Shop Business

[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.]

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

Last Night in Erbil: A Message from Father Chris

[Image description: Ashur and Father Chris stand next to the bed of the truck, looking at the camera and posing for the photo. They have their arm around the other's shoulders.]

My dear friends, I am writing on my last night in Erbil. I am hoping you have been able to get a glimpse of the exciting and important nature of this mission to our friends and partners in… Read More

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

[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.]

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

The Road to Sulaymaniyah