Restoring A Sense of Safety for Returnees in Ninewa

2022-07-21T09:44:41+00:00July 6th, 2022|Stories|

Restoring A Sense of Safety for Returnees in Ninewa SEED Trains over 50 NGO staff on Protection and Gender-Based Violence To date, almost 5 million Iraqis, formerly displaced by ISIS, have returned home. And while once many lived in communities that enjoyed relative safety, years of exposure to conflict and long-term displacement has resulted [...]

Gender-based Violence Training: Helping Yourself to Help Others

2022-11-26T11:43:51+00:00May 15th, 2022|Stories|

Gender-based Violence Training: Helping Yourself to Help Others For Bassma and Hemin, working in a difficult environment everyday was taking its toll. The emotional strain and demand to be available at all hours of the day, was having an impact on their mental health and their relationships with their families.  Bassma, 36, is a [...]

Stringing Together Beads of Hope: Economically Empowering Survivors of Human Trafficking through Paper Bead Making

2022-03-28T08:07:34+00:00March 28th, 2022|Stories|

Stringing Together Beads of Hope: Economically Empowering Survivors of Human Trafficking through Paper Bead Making Thanks to Intira Thepsittawiwat, who donated her time and expertise, SEED Foundation supported 11 women, from 3 countries, to learn how to make paper bead necklaces. These women, while residing in SEED’s STEPS Center, were empowered with new skills that [...]

Access to Client-Centered Services Critical to Supporting Survivors of Trafficking

2021-08-24T12:41:42+00:00August 24th, 2021|Stories|

Access to Client-Centered Services Critical to Supporting Survivors of Trafficking Tara*, 52, came to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) from South Asia in 2018, having been recruited for a well-paid domestic worker position. Upon arrival, her employment agency failed to obtain her residency (iqama), instead moving her to several locations in the KRI and [...]

SEED’s Response To Autism

2021-01-08T16:22:52+00:00January 8th, 2021|Stories|

For families with children who have special needs, it can be challenging for both the family and the children to receive the support and resources they need in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In the last two years, SEED has worked with two families from the host community who have children that are diagnosed with [...]

Supporting the Will of Informed Survivors of Human Trafficking

2020-12-03T16:14:36+00:00November 30th, 2020|Stories|

SEED supports clients from diverse backgrounds and is dedicated to taking a client-centered approach, ensuring each individual’s needs are met. Maureen, a 38-year-old woman from Tanzania, was placed in a household in Sulaimani, Kurdistan, as a domestic worker. After nearly a year, Maureen was forced to work longer hours than agreed upon, denied freedom of [...]

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