Urgent Cause: Supporting Christian Communities in Iraq
Today, over 120,000 Christians have fled Iraqi cities for the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region in the north, where they are protected by the Kurdish authorities and Peshmerga fighting forces. Many of these Christians, having lost everything and literally run for their lives, are currently living in tents, cramped apartments, abandoned buildings, and basements. Hope is in short supply.
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
Thank you to everyone who donated to the $5,000 Matching Gift Challenge!
We met our goal! Your donations are helping build water wells and support entrepreneurs in northern Iraq. But the work is not over! More wells are needed. Please remember SWIC in your end of year giving!
December 14, 2017
End of Year Donations-There are more wells to dig, and school assistance is still needed