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Summer Volunteer Opportunity – Refugee Kids Lunch Program

This summer, we are going to help run a feeding program at a Nashville apartment complex where hundreds of refugee families live. We will be providing lunch for 100-200 children each Wednesday and need your help!

Fair warning: It will be loud, chaotic, and unpredictable. If that sounds like your cup of tea, come with […]

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Summer Volunteer Opportunity – Refugee Kids Lunch Program

Medes Student Says “Thank You”

“Can I come over and just watch how you live?  I’d like to know how you guys live.” said Lydia.  At the time, we thought it was a weird request from our student, but sure, why not?  So she came over and spent at least a good six hours sitting at our big kitchen table just […]

April 5th, 2016|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Medes Student Says “Thank You”

My Home in Iraq was Flooded

My home in Iraq was flooded with refugees. In less than 3 months the population doubled. There were estimates of over 2 million refugees living around us – in empty schools, unfinished buildings, and, if they were lucky, in someone’s home. Most of them were not so lucky and there was great debate over what […]

September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on My Home in Iraq was Flooded

Changing Iraq, One Child at a Time

One of the many lives impacted by our teams in Iraq is this one. Kajan, a teenage girl at one of our schools. Hear her perspective on what her teachers from the United States have brought her.
I need more and new Americans to come. With them I explore more, learn more, and love school more. Everything […]

August 25th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Changing Iraq, One Child at a Time