Love for Kurdistan
Organized by: Stevie Marie
$1 raised on Crowdrise = 50 cents toward my plane ticket and 50 cents split among the people and organizations I visit. PLUS +++ I will be writing about each group, what they are doing, and how you can continue to support their efforts in Kurdistan, so make sure I have your email address! For two weeks, I will spend time with as many awesome people doing awesome things in Kurdistan as humanly possible. Approximately 2 million displaced persons from Syria and Southern Iraq are currently taking refuge in Kurdistan. I am fortunate to know several people, both Americans and locals, working on amazing projects and I can't wait to tell you all about them first hand. Thank you for your support!
I am an attorney who currently works with refugees here in the US. I speak Arabic and have an intense love for the people of Iraq. This will be my third trip to the region, the first was as a deployment with the US Army and the second was a short term mission trip where I was able to be a part of an incredible group of people working to build unity among local Christians.
I myself am Christian, which is the lense through which and the reason for which I do everything - my faith leads me to love EVERYONE and not just through words or secret thoughts, but through bold action.
I am also a single mom to an awesome kid, a fact that will keep this trip short, but will not stop me from doing my part in bringing love to Kurdistan.