It’s been a long time coming, but after months of obstacles, the renovations for the school building have been completed and classes have begun for a hundred Yezidi children in an area reclaimed from ISIS. These are the first of hopefully many more that will eventually be able to rebuild their homes and return to the area.

Before:

After:

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The first days of school were full of excitement and enthusiasm as parents and children alike rejoiced at the opportunity for an education.

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Repairs were completed. Desks were found at one place, books another.

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Thank you so much for your financial support and prayers. Please pray that these children will grow and thrive and that their families will be able to rebuild.

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