She was discouraged when she learned there could be no seminars in her village. But soon we will have good news for Aygul and others like her!
“How can the wounds of our hearts be healed?”
Access to schools and education is limited for village women…
“When we were planning the Wheelchair Provision and Service Workshop, sport was not the first thing that came to mind. There are so many people here that need basic,
Hope and Health is a place where psycho-social and physical recovery meet. Here is a haven where people can be listened to in confidence, and where their unresolved grief can see the light of day.
It was exciting to see their desire and willingness to work together, and the initiative they took to help one another and to ensure clean water for their community.
This encounter with our physiotherapist through our Operation Mercy Hope and Health project has made a big difference for one girl with a disability who now,
“This clinic is filled with positive energy because of your warm behaviour and your golden hands, which are achieving the impossible…”
In our Operation Mercy Community Health clinics in Jordan, we screen patients who need diagnostic tests and specialist follow up.
“We all are thankful for these lessons and are so happy that we have my daughter-in-law and my grandchild with us.” – Birth Life Saving Skills participant
Many men in the communities are learning how to better care for their pregnant women.
Our WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) project staff support volunteer community trainers to reach their families and neighbours with life-saving messages about hand washing, safe water and safe faecal disposal.
Watch how our Operation Mercy project: “Mobility For All” in Tajikistan provided a wheelchair for a little girl with Cerebral Palsy.
And meet the dedicated technicians who make it all possible.
BLiSS is a health education program about pregnancy, birth and new born care which began in 2005. The programme was created to help address the child and mother mortality rate in Afghanistan which remains one of the highest in the world.
Shukrullo was delighted when our Operation Mercy mobility team in Tajikistan got him a wheelchair!
“When I come here all my worries go away.” Exercises and social support are making a difference in women’s lives.
“Together with my relative, I joined the class and I have benefited from it a lot. I feel better emotionally and everyone at home is happier with me!
“When I arrived at my daughter’s home, her pain had already begun. It was midnight, and we could not get to the clinic,” said Mrs. Siamoy*.
In the areas where our WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) project is running, we find very high child mortality rates due to lack of basic sanitation facilities and the lack of knowledge about hygiene and disease prevention.
The kidney surgery was life saving for Sarah! She is now an active and smiley 1 year old, adored by her older siblings.
She denied it and said it never happened, and that I must have dreamed it!