This Christmas, why not give the gift of safety and play to a Syrian refugee in Iraq?
Planting a seed, to ensure that caring for the environment is not forgotten
In 2020, our staff ran a drawing competition, re-started in-person art therapy sessions, and created and distributed leaflets containing educational activities.
In cooperation with the University of Sulaimani - the College of Administration and Economics held a seminar on "Caring for the Future Generation", which was about reminding the youth of their potential energy and using it to progress in their academic life and education
STEP was able to help many children and their families at ARC by distributing food, non-food items, and hygiene kits
Over 1700 child benefitted from STEP's project at the Arbat Refugee Camp
STEP's Mobile Teams project, which is funded by the UNHCR, conducted two online Sexual Harassment training sessions for local Police and Education Department staff. Each training lasted for 4 hours and in total 32 people participated in the training.
STEP's Mobile Teams project recently conducted an online training on the challenges of Child Marriage in the city of Sulaimaniyah, which is in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Sixteen people attended and were made up of Government Staff from the Department of Labour and Social Affairs (DOLSA), Nursery Staff, Juvenile Police, and Civil Court staff.
Over 500 beneficiaries have been participating in the ongoing online sessions for children and youth. These have been run by the staff at STEP's Mobile Teams Child Support Centres. They have included non-formal education classes like English, Arabic & Kurdish language classes - as well as handcraft sessions, music classes, decoration advice, and the importance of recycling