Hannah and Colleen share their experiences of the roles and rules around what it means to be a man or a woman (or boy or girl) in Kurdish culture. Expectations and limitations for both men and women are a bit different than our experiences in the United States and anyone thinking to visit would […]
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Well, for starters, we’re still here and we’re still working to encourage and equip the body of Christ to love and serve our Middle Eastern and refugee neighbors.
First, in Iraq, our team is doing well and has finished out the school year. The Medes School is hoping and planning to reopen in person in […]
We’re continuing to raise funds to finish renovating our new and larger Refugee Sewing Center. With your gift, we can empower more refugee women in Nashville with the skills and community they need to help them succeed.
We’re getting close! The walls are framed in and new shelves went up just this past week. There’s […]
We are so grateful for the work and service of Darlette, one of our volunteers working with the Sew For Hope Program! She’s been so helpful during this crazy pandemic season and will continue to be a great part of our volunteer team after we’re able to meet together again!
“My association with Sew for […]
Hannah and Colleen talk about the beautiful extravagance of Kurdish hospitality and walk you through what it’s like to go on a visit to a Kurdish or Middle Eastern home. Hospitality is a key cultural value and is both generous and overwhelming in Northern Iraq and sometimes even when we visit our Middle Eastern […]
These days we are extremely grateful for this program that not only helps refugee women care for their families, but has also opened up opportunities for them to care for their communities. In this current crisis, we have graduates and volunteers sewing masks.
These masks are being made from a non-woven droplet resistant fabric that […]
Between Iraq and a Hard Place – Episode 39
Hannah and Colleen talk about the beautiful extravagance of Kurdish hospitality and walk you through what it’s like to go on a visit to a Kurdish or Middle Eastern home. Hospitality is a key cultural value and is both generous and overwhelming in Northern Iraq […]