$2000 Provides Heaters & Blankets for 4 Shelters!

A microproject by MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.
Vetted
May 13, 2013

Thank you for your support!

MADRE along with our Iraqi sister organization OWFI operates a network of shelters in Iraq, providing secure transportation, refuge, food and clothing for women and children threatened with violence who are fleeing their homes. This past winter, Iraq experienced one of the coldest winters in recent history. As temperatures continued to plunge, OWFI reached out to us with an urgent request for blankets and heaters for the shelters. More often than not, women and children arrive at the shelters with no more than the clothes on their backs. They needed our help to stay warm. MADRE and OWFI were able provide heaters and blankets in four shelters, keeping women and their children warm this winter. Thank you for your support of this project!

Comments:
  • Cindy
    Cindy Thank you very much for the update on this project. I would very much like to continue to hear about the progress and status of these women who are in danger of their lives. I am so happy to be able to help in this. Please let them know I am praying for them and think of them often. They are truly brave and courageous women... Read more »
    • 3 years ago
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  • Elizabeth
    Elizabeth Cindy, thank you for your note and for your support of our work with women and families in Iraq and Afghanistan. It's people like you who make our programs with women and families worldwide possible, and we will be sure to share your kind words with our partners. Through the "Shelters for Women in Iraq and... Read more »
    • 3 years ago
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MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Org.

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.MADRE.org
Project Leader:
Yifat Susskind
New York, New York United States

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