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Rewriting Stories In Iraq

As a parent, is there anything better than seeing your children make their faith their own? This is a prayer focus I have for my kids this year. Helping to build a strong, personal foundation of faith in God and His Word is the greatest gift we can leave behind…
Nikki Yanulis
August 31, 2022
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Remembering The Forgotten

When was the last time you heard about Iraq in the news? In the last two years, a pandemic, an election, and crises in Afghanistan and Ukraine have taken center stage. There is undoubtedly great hurt in the world today. This means that there is also great opportunity for God…
Nikki Yanulis
July 19, 2022
IraqNews

20 Years of Restoring Lives in Iraq

We’ve helped plant churches, hosted leadership conferences, and have been blessed to build relationships with top government officials. Today, we continue to reach Muslims and Yazidis with the Gospel through our skills training programs and mobile medical clinic. You’ll hear more about this later. Thank you to every person who…
Nikki Yanulis
June 7, 2022
IraqRefugee Relief

Hello 2021!

Can you remember six years ago - an event of some kind, how old you were, a season of life that helps you identify that length of time?  Although not leading in the news, refugees continue to struggle to find a future. Over six years later, Yazidi women and their…
World Compassion Staff
January 5, 2021
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Holy Night

Along with her sisters they were some of the first children who called this orphanage home.  After spending the last 7 years of her childhood being raised in this home, World Compassion fulfilled her desire to go to cosmetology school to begin her own career. Today, she is 18 years…
World Compassion Staff
November 24, 2020
IraqRefugee Education

Refugee Children: Lost & Now Found

 Over 1 million Syrian children have fled their war-torn country and live in poverty and constant need. Many of them have gone without education, some for as many as five years, and aid and outreach have struggled to address this growing issue. These children have lost their futures. But Christ…
World Compassion Staff
September 13, 2016
IraqRefugee Education

Seek and Save The Lost

Although the crisis in the Middle East has almost become an afterthought in our world today, the difficulties remain and have in cases amplified for thousands of families in Iraq. It's estimated that there are over 1 million school-aged girls and boys who are currently displaced in Iraq. Roughly 70…
World Compassion Staff
August 31, 2016
IraqRefugee Relief

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

For most of us, the Syrian refugee crisis is overwhelming, multifaceted, and hard to understand. Many people are filled with questions and a desire to help, but it can be hard figuring out exactly where to start. Perhaps one of the questions you have is, "Who are these refugees?" Refugees…
IraqRefugee Relief

Fleeing Iraq

Would you put your family's life at risk if you knew it was the only way to help your daughter get the help she needed? Bilal emigrated from Syria to Koya in Northern Iraq some years ago. He served as a police officer in the city of Koya but had…
World Compassion Staff
February 24, 2016
IraqRefugee Relief

Hannah’s Story

What looks like an up and coming four-story city mall is really an unfinished concrete high rise, housing nearly 410 families on the outskirts of Ankawa. Nearly all refugees living here, 1,655 in total, are ethnic Christians who fled the city of Karagosh. Hannah is one of the fortunate ones who has found…
IraqRefugee Relief

The Opportunity Ahead of Us

  Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me. - Matthew 25:40 The actions Jesus is referring to in Matthew 25:40 are seeing the hungry and feeding them, giving the thirsty a drink, taking in strangers, clothing those without…
IraqRefugee Relief

A Mother’s Worst Nightmare

Ida and family 47-year-old mother Living in Ankawa Mall August 6th, 2014: ISIS Invades Karagosh. A woman and two girls die. The crisis causes a flurry of fear and much of the city packs whatever they can and flees. Today: Ida is 47 and is married to a 63-year-old man…
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Unlocking the Middle East

Sometimes preaching the Gospel isn't enough to convince others to follow Jesus. In the Middle East, this is especially true, even for those who have suffered greatly under the violence of radical Islam. I’ve encountered and heard stories of many Iraqis who chose to stay and live in the new…
Jason Law
April 13, 2015