and civil society in Iraq, and help Iraq in contributing to regional stability.
IF Recently completed a number of events during the no cost extension of the WIES project including: An advocacy event in Baghdad A Family Financial Planning Session Job Fairs and Marketing Training
Periodical meetings with Partner NGOs On the 28th of March 2015 IF hosted the 6th periodical meeting for the representatives of the 10 partner NGOs. The meeting was dedicated to explore further means to enhance TABEIR map and discuss various scenarios for the FOE short movies which will be produced by the partner NGOs as part of the first round of the small grants funded through TABEIR project.
Basma Fakri, Iraq Foundation Executive Director, invited Iraqi MP Vian Dakhil to IF’s office in Washington, DC. Ms. Dakhil was briefed on the foundation’s projects in Iraq by the IF team. Ms. Dakhil and Ms. Fakri discussed methods of collaboration to aid IDPs and especially Yezidi women. Ms. Dakhil shared crucial information about her meetings with Yezidi women survivors and suggested aiding them through psychological therapy and rehabilitation programs. Ms. Dakhil thanked IF for the invitation and welcomed the idea of working together to help alleviate the suffering of IDPs in Iraq.
The Iraq Foundation congratulates our dear and valued colleague, Dhefaf Al-Jarahi, for 10 years at the Iraq Foundation in Baghdad. Dhefaf joined IF on April 9th, 2005, and soon rose to be the Manager of our operations in Iraq. Her professionalism and intelligence have earned her admiration from colleagues inside IF and all those who have worked with her. Her commitment to the Foundation and her hard work deserve our sincere gratitude. We are extremely proud of her. Dhefaf, thank you, and may we enjoy another successful 10 years together.