Ever wonder why our work in Kurdistan, Iraq is so important? Read more about our history there, the Yazidi people, and how our programs got their start.
Our Field communications volunteer Julia moved out to Kurdistan in September coming from Minnesota. She had an idea of what it means to be cold, but Winter here means something very different. Through firsthand experience, she has bared witness to all the challenges this cold season brings to the hundreds of thousands of people living in refugee camps here as well as all the ways people endure through it, with love and hope.
Many of you will have seen our recent video announcement about the opening of a new office in Oruchinga, in Uganda's South West. It's a very exciting season for us and so we've asked Sophie, one of our field facilitators, to write a blog about her first few weeks on the ground there.
Carl, our founder, has written an open letter about their move back to the US and the on-going work in Iraq.
What is Trauma, and how does it affect the individual, the family and the community, and why should we focus so much time and effort into trauma Care? David Wilkes (MSW), our Head of Programs in Uganda, answers these questions for you in his latest blog post.