Erica was guest speaker at the Rotary 2021 District Conference, conducted on-line due to COVID-19 restrictions. Erica talked about her journey as a humanitarian volunteer and her experiences in Greece and Kurdistan, Northern Iraq.
Appreciation for the work of Operation Hope Australia Ltd recorded in New South Wales Parliament, Australia.
Our dear friend Cathy Kuipers passed away on 27 March, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. Cathy was one of the founding members of Operation Hope Australia and quickly jumped at the opportunity to volunteer in refugee camps in Greece in September 2016. She then joined us volunteering at the Hassan Sham U2 camp for internally displaced … Continue reading Rest in Peace
This week: Unpacking a suitcase of donated medical supplies in the nurses office in the camp 5 English classes per day Shopping for educational resources Picking up student workbooks from printer Buying beautiful fabrics for the sewing group Experiencing wonderful hospitality today – a banquet made lovingly by the family of one of our English … Continue reading Life in Bajed Kandala Camp
Zahra is 7 years old and lives with her mother and brother in the Khazir camp 25 kms east of Mosul. Zahra cannot hear, is not responding verbally and is becoming withdrawn which is impacting her education. She has been referred to Erbil twice and each time the doctor has said that she requires a … Continue reading ZAHRA
A young mother with one child and 8 months pregnant with her second child was in need of medication prescribed by the doctor in the medical clinic in Khazir camp. Due to generous donations to Operation Hope, Darya, our team member in Erbil, purchased the 10 injections for this mother costing USD70. Darya, will oversee … Continue reading Unnamed pregnant mother – Medication funded.