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Iraq

A WELCOMING AND JOB TRAINING CENTER FOR THE REFUGEES AND DISPLACED

OFFERING A HOLISTIC RESETTLEMENT INTEGRATION PROGRAM,

IRAQ: ERBIL – ANKAWA

NOT A DESTINATION BUT A STARING POINT WITH DIGNITY AND

RESPECT

The great exodus

 

Phase One: Urgent Needs Homes in Iraq for refugees

 

Quest to give adequate accommodation to the refugees in the Middle East. as a result of what is the “greatest exodus in history”.

PURPOSE Building homes for the displaced and supplying them with basic needs, such as food, medicine and blankets. With the danger of ISIS still present, supporting them to escape and resettle in their own country.

Homes for the refugees in IRAQ

In Erbil: to help with the influx of 125,000 refugees from Mosul and Nineveh Plain Region where more than 9,500 families are in need of urgent suitable accommodation and a school. to give low income, two bedrooms, 750sq.ft. homes to 600 families displaced to open the first section of an elementary school

Vision of resettlement in Iraq

Our vision is NOT to meet all the needs of Iraqis, neither to claim that we have all the answers for this “genocide” nor to attempt to fix all the problems of this country. Our objective is to offer a new dignified life to as many families as possible, few at a time, by helping them to move from extreme poverty, shame, hopelessness, crime and abuse to a safe place and have a dignified life.

Phase Two: 80 homes and job training.

To construct 80 homes, and move out the displaced Christians from extreme poverty and despair to hope.

To construct the first section, of a school for the displaced children, for elementary to 6th grade. We cannot have a whole generation that misses education.

To offer professional help in the healing of traumas that many Iraqis, particularly children and women, and also men, have received.

Phase three: 100 homes and build the local community

To construct another 100 home.

To extend good education to children from 6th to the 12th grade.

To build local leaders, through mentoring programs, that they may in turn be able to strengthen others, and eventually lead the rebuilding of families, and of this naton.

To Partner with people, with concern for Iraq and the Middle East, to continue long term support in this region, by

Building local communites:

Generating of jobs related to construction, creating short term industries, such as concrete block manufacturing, carpentry, etc.

 

BUDGET

Phase One:

Iraq: Erbil, Project cost: $10,300,000 Construction cost: 80 homes and phase one of school: $3.8 million Micro financed projects and job training: $900,000

Phase two:

Construction of 100 homes and second phase of school: $4.7 million Micro financed projects and job training: $900,000