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…
IraqRefugee ReliefSpiritual Development

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
IraqRefugee Relief

Ivana's Smile

  Standing in the courtyard of his church where hundreds of refugees now live, Pastor Raja (name has been changed for security) said something very profound: "These refugees will forget those who caused this tragedy, but they will not forget those who loved them during it.” Pastor Raja has helped…
IraqRefugee Relief

Iraq Progress Update

Recently I was on a call with one of our main co-workers in Kurdistan, Pastor John, who was giving me an update on how World Compassion’s relief outreaches were going among refugees. While we talked, I got a clearer picture of what many of these refugees continue to face every…
Jason Law
February 23, 2015
IraqRefugee ReliefSpiritual Development

Seasons

I enjoy the Christmas season and all that comes with it in our American culture. One of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions is to go pick out our Christmas tree on the day after Thanksgiving, then decorate the house, listen to Christmas music, and snack on cookies, candies, hot chocolate…
Jason Law
December 15, 2014
IraqRefugee Relief

We Filled the Container!

Chelsea Dischinger, a stay-at-home mom from Southern California, had an incredible burden to do something to help refugees who have been displaced by ISIS and the Syrian civil war. During a discussion Chelsea had with her husband Michael, he reminded her that their friend Jason Law with World Compassion does…
World Compassion Staff
December 11, 2014

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