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Rebuild and repair homes for widows and physically disabled heads of households who lost everything in the war with ISIS.

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Project Details

  • Project Description:

    Even though the war is over and ISIS was defeated, devastation from the war is evident everywhere. Families are emotionally wounded, and many of their homes and livelihoods are damaged or destroyed. Disabled persons and widows are some of the hardest hit among the population, having no way to raise the money needed to rebuild/repair their homes or support their families.

    Your gift to this ministry opportunity will show the love of Christ tangibly by rebuilding the homes of physically disabled heads of households and widowed women who have lost everything.The reign of ISIS terror has been suppressed, but the devastation on peoples lives remain. ISIS destroyed the homes and lives of anyone who they thought stood against them. Families escaped with only items that could fit in a bag or car. When the time came to remove ISIS from power, tens of thousands of additional homes were demolished or sustained massive damage in the conflicts.

    Middle East culture offers very little support for disabled people and widows, and as relief efforts move away from this area, the people are left with no means to restart their lives. You can help show the love of Christ in word and deed to  families receiving assistance to rebuild, along with the surrounding community.

  • Cultural Information:

    Muslim majority country. 

  • Geographic Information:

    Middle East


Your gift to this project will rebuild homes for physically disabled heads of households and widowed women who have lost everything.

  • Rebuilding: 60 homes @ $10,000 per home
    • Clearing rubble rebuilding new homes with two rooms, one small kitchen and a bathroom. These structures will be built in a way that allows home owners to add to them at their discretion.
  • Repairing: 50 homes @ $5,200 per home
    • Many homes sustaining damage from ISIS battles still have stable foundations and wall structures. This funding will repair damage to roofs and outer and inner walls
  • Salaries: $25,000
    • Hire local contractors to oversee the project with their knowledge of culture and language.
  • Generators: $3,000
    • Electricity is not consistent. Generators provide electricity for power tools needed for the work.
  • Fuel: $12,000
    • Fuel for the generators and for workers commuting back and forth to the project areas.

 You can also donate by check

  • Write check to IMB
  • Include project name on memo line

Mail to:

OneLife – IMB

PO Box 6767

Richmond, VA 23230

If total donations exceed the financial needs of this project the funds may be used for similar projects in other areas of the world.

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  • Pray for wisdom in determining priority needs in areas of huge destruction.
  • Pray for God's direction to those whose hearts will be open to Him.
  • Pray for workers and their sensitivity to the Holy Spirits leading
  • Pray that donors would be moved by the need and give generously to support the project.

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