Giving My Life Meaning


Haifa, a young woman from Mosul, was a university student when ISIS took over Mosul in summer 2014. Fearing for their lives, Haifa and her family fled, leaving everything behind. They suffered a difficult journey to safety in Kurdistan, before finding themselves on the street in Akre, a town in Duhok. They spent four months [...]

Giving My Life Meaning2017-04-18T19:58:32+00:00

Supporting My Family


Fatima is originally from a village near Mosul but was forced to flee with her family from ISIS’s extreme brutality against the Yezidi minority community in August 2014. Along with thousands of others, Fatima and her family endured a long and arduous journey, first escaping to Mount Sinjar, and then to the Syrian border, before [...]

Supporting My Family2017-04-18T19:58:32+00:00

Starting to Heal


Bahe is a survivor of ISIS captivity, who was able to escape and rejoin her family at Mamilyan Camp in Akre. She began participating in SEED’s baking classes in February of 2016. She came to classes regularly but didn’t speak much with the other participants. Observing that she wasn’t fully participating SEED’s psychotherapist, offered to [...]

Starting to Heal2017-04-18T19:58:32+00:00
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