Shaima Kadhum Mahdi – Hashimiya
Shaima is a self-taught tailor from Hashimiya, who happens to be tied to a wheelchair from an early age.
Kassem Jassim Sadiq - Baghdad
Since a young age, Kassem dreamed of working in the field of fashion, cosmetics and fragrances.
Hussein Hadi Mahdi – Najaf
Hussein inherited the upholstery profession as well as his small shop from his father and grandfather.
Ahmed Nasser Radi - Baghdad
Ahmed owned a small carpentry and furniture factory in Al-Hadi Street in Baghdad.
YEARS OF OPERATIONS
With the aim of providing support and assistance to health institutions during the Coronavirus pandemic, CHF Vitas Iraq has equipped a public health laboratory for examining people with Coronavirus with personal preventive medical supplies (protective suits, N95 masks, alcohol sterilization) and in coordination with the Babil Health Department. In addition to the humanitarian activities provided by the Foundation, and is still provided through sterilization campaigns and the distribution of supplies to hospitals and security services in various governorates to limit the spread of Corona.READ MORE
Campaign supporting the security forces in Iraq
CHF Vitas Iraq continues its humanitarian work all over Iraq during the covid 19 pandemic. This week’s initiative went towards the police security forces and the health sector by distributing medical kits such as facial masks, gloves and infrared thermometers. This activity took place in several governorates including Baghdad, Babel, Najaf, Basra and Mudaina where the organization made sure to support and protect the heroes to confront the emerging corona virus (Covid-19) and to limit its spread.READ MORE
Food basket donations in Sulaimaniyah
As Iraq is going through an economic and health crisis, CHF Vitas Iraq aims to offer support and advancement to the underserved low-income segments of the Iraqi society, by improving their life conditions and providing access to basic necessities including food. To support this cause, CHF Vitas Iraq carried out a humanitarian initiative by distributing 200 food baskets in Sulaymaniyah in coordination with the provincial government. This activity comes as part of CHF Vitas Iraq’s major response campaign against the virus, which features streets’ sterilization activities in several Iraqi cities, as well as equipping hospitals and emergency response units with the required medical essentials.READ MORE
Disinfecting the Cities of Iraq
Within the framework of supporting the state’s efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus pandemic, CHF Vitas Iraq launched its major initiative to sterilize residential and commercial areas in all governorates of Iraq after prior coordination with the General Directorate of Civil Defense and the Crisis Cell in each governorate. Our organization has provided them with sterilization materials previously approved by specialists, specifically the CBRN team of the Civil Defense that specializes in epidemics. The campaign included the capital Baghdad, with its Al Karkh and Al Rusafa neighborhoods, Al Najaf governorate specifically the Old City, and the Holy city of Karbala including the Hindiya and Al-Hurr districts. Despite the risk, our team fearlessly entered areas with existing Coronavirus records and completed the mission during late-night hours, placing their national and humanitarian duty first.READ MORE
An Awareness Campaign on COVID-19
As a part of the campaign launched by the CHF Vitas Iraq to help in the spread of Coronavirus, the foundation initiated a plan to educate the community and guide them by spreading awareness on the measures that decrease the risk of getting infected with the virus. In direct coordination with the Iraqi National Response Team on Intervention during the spread of pandemics and the Iraqi Civil Defense team, the awareness campaign included the printing and distribution of 360 large banners that describe the correct methods of prevention of corona contagion in a clear and simple manner. The banners were installed in key locations across all provinces of Iraq.READ MORE
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