Nour A. (DYLEP 2017 Participant) and Noor A. (DYLEP 2017 Participant) developed a project to bring treats and healthcare supplies to orphans in Diwaniya, Iraq.
By Ahmed E. (DYLEP 2017 Participant)
First of all we should know that the humanity is coming first. In our community we have a lot of children have got a bad diseases like a cancer.
So we should draw the smile on their faces because it is one of our responsibilities because we are humans and the psychological treatment is one of the most important ways to get calm of the cancer. Continue reading
World Learning staff interview Areej A. (DYLEP 2017 Participant) from Baghdad, Iraq, about the project she designed during DYLEP 2017.
By Ashrakat A. (DYLEP 2017 Participant) and Julia D. (DYLEP 2017 Participant)
Ashrakat, from Erbil, Iraq, and Julia, from Seattle, Washington share their experience working on a project together from two different countries. Continue reading
By Rojeena R. (DYLEP 2017 Participant)
Before DYLEP, all I had were wishes that someday my community would get better, I always dreamt of a community where women are respected as much as men are, where no one’s abilities are underestimated, and where one is all and all is one, but I would never think that I can be a part of making that possible, so all I did was admire people who were at least trying to make a change, because it was something I hadn’t had enough courage to do. Continue reading
By Sarah O. (DYLEP 2017 Participant)
My theme during DYLEP was serving IDPs and refugees, I decided to focus on IDPs because it’s one of the biggest issues that we are facing here in Iraq. So from that I started studying more about their needs and worries. I chose education because I wanted a topic that I can relate to as a student myself, also because I believe that if you want to make a better generation you have to start from the kids themselves because they are the future of the society. However, since education problems for IDPs are hard to help solve in one project, I decided to take a branch of it which was school supplies since through it they can learn and study better, it’s like the base of the student. Continue reading
By Bavyan S. (DYLEP 2016 Participant)
My action plan was helping refugees in Arbat. For that I participated in an organization’s activity which was the same as my project, Next Phase Organization which organized by 7 IYLEP alumni, World Learning was the sponsor and funded this project. Then I’m one of the member in this organization, and I told them about my action plan and they were so kind and accepted me in the project. Continue reading
By Noah K. (DYLEP 2016 Participant)
There are few opportunities to make new, long-lasting friends in this society. With increasingly addictive technology, increased stress, and the devaluation of true friendship, it’s become extremely difficult to forge and continue true bonds between individuals. Continue reading
By Ali H. (DYLEP 2016 Participant) and Fadhil A. (IYLEP 2016 Participant)
We are two DYLEP and IYLEP 2016 alumni from Hillah. Our project is reopening the school library after 20 years of being officially closed! Continue reading
By Mariam H. (DYLEP 2016 Participant)
First of all my project was with my IYLEPer friend (Reem Hayder). Our project basically was to give out clothes to orphans for the upcoming winter and so from what we have learned in project planning courses to set the smallest number of people that I want to help and start from there. Continue reading