Turkia Shamo Ali story

by Chelsey Gonzalez

  DOB:1995  –   Location: Dahok – Kurdistan, Iraq I only finished the 6th grade. I am a Yazidi from Sinjar. I come from a family of 7 my father was in the military and he died in the line of duty in 2006. I cannot express our feelings when ISIS entered Sinjar. At sunrise,…

Resiliency in Wartime

by Chelsey Gonzalez

Resiliency in Wartime: Remembering the Yazidi Genocide By: Chelsey Gonzalez Four years have passed since the Yazidi Genocide took place on Mount Sinjar, Iraq. The memories of the deaths and kidnappings still permeate the air, as the people who escaped breathe in their dreams and out their hopes of being reunited with their friends and…

They Came in the Night

by Roads of Success

They Came in the Night with their Black Flag and Took her Life Away Eklas was only 14 years old the night that ISIS attacked the Yazidi village when she lived in Northern Iraq. “My life was beautiful. But two hours changed my entire life. They came with their black flag. They killed our men…

ROS awareness campaign in Kurdistan, Iraq

by Victor

  The Roads of Success team in Kurdistan, Iraq, has conducted an awareness campaign about the importance of hygiene in displaced camps to avoid the spread of diseases. Along with a guide to proper hygiene, trash bins with liquid soap were installed and has had a positive impact on the refugees living there. Our hope…

Holy See meeting at the United Nations Headquarters

by Victor

On Thursday, November 2nd, Roads of Success co-hosted a crucial meeting with The Permanent Representative of the Holy See meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City titled, “Peace, Reconciliation, and Justice: The Future of Religious and Ethnic Minorities Victimized by Daesh”. The meeting focused on better understanding the victims of Daesh and…

Recent Medical Mission in Iraq

by Victor

Our team in Iraq has provided humanitarian aid to the displaced people from Mosul in Hassan Sham camp. In Addition, Dr. Nahed Fayez, a cardiologist from Egypt, has accompanied the team and conducted several medical exams for many patients in the area. Medicine donated by Dr. Nizar Ismet, the director of the Health Department in…

Christian Minorities in Syria

by Victor

These photos were taken during our visit to historical church sites which have been completely destroyed by fundamental Islamic groups in Syria. Please continue to pray for the protection of Christian minorities in Syria and the Middle East.