"Being a voice for children with no voice"


See the Results

Today, Many Iraqi children are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, violence, and exploitation by criminals, extremists, and human traffickers.  

Here is what we did about it over Recent Months.

 

  • 25 adults were trained to serve as Child Protection Units – an informal neighborhood safety net for at-risk kids- and a hotline was set up to take phone calls concerning children in need.

  • 57 children benefitted from 14 home-based income projects, giving them the chance to stop working, collecting cans from the trash, or begging on the streets.

  • 52 kids received gifts of clothing, including clothes for school.

  • 1 tour bus began its transformation into a “Hope Bus” – a mobile center and classroom for at-risk and working children.

  •  2 doctors and a nurses, supported by ICF and 2 other NGOs, provided medical care to hundreds of young children at a tent clinic serving families that fled ISIS. 

  • 208 boys and girls received legal aid and protection in cases with the police and courts.

  • 256 children received legal documents required to attend school, get government food and other benefits.

  • 258 children were provided social services such as health care, psychosocial care, intervention to prevent abuse or early marriage, and family reunification.

  • 450 boys and girls attended training to educate them how to avoid illegal activities, protect themselves from being by criminals and extremists, and advise them how to respond if arrested.