When ISIS attacked Sinjar district and its suburbs on August 3, 2014, they murdered more than five thousand Yazidi men, abducted more than six thousand Yazidi women and girls and used them for sex slavery, and brainwashed thousands of Yazidi children. In addition, more than half a million Yazidis were displaced from their own homeland to Kurdistan region of Iraq. Despite all these, ISIS began to destroy the infrastructure of the areas where Yazidis inhabited. So that they ensured that Yazidis could not return to their own homes.

After the war ended, Sunrise NGP concentrated on supporting the educational sector in Sinjar district, Sunrise NGO, funded by Nadia’s Initiative, rehabilitated Hatemia Primary School in Hatemia village after it had been looted and damaged by this terrorist organization.

Nowadays, the children in Hatemia village and the other surrounding areas can keep going to their school after it has been renovated, furnished, and provided with all school supplies. Such a sustainable developmental project ensures a better life for present and future generations in their homeland.

Donor: Nadia’s Initiative
Location: Hatemia village, Al-Qairawan sub-district, Sinjar district, Nineveh governorate, Iraq.
Total Number of Beneficiaries: annually 76 pupils.
Gender: 38 Males and 38 Females.
Ages: 6-12 years old.
Duration: Four Months.