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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:

    The war against ISIS emotionally damaged families and physically damaged their livelihoods and tens of thousands of homes. The war is over and ISIS was defeated but results of the conflict are evident everywhere and the devastation on people’s lives remain.

    ISIS destroyed anyone who they thought stood against them. Families escaped with only items that could fit in a bag or car. Families are emotionally damaged, and many of their homes and livelihoods are damaged or destroyed. Disabled persons and widowed women are some of the most vulnerable, having no way to raise the money needed to rebuild or repair their homes or to support their families.

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

    "He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes and has them inherit a throne of honor." 1 Samuel 2:8  

    "The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble." Psalm 9:9

  • Cultural Information:

    The Middle East offered very little support for disabled peoples and widowed women even before ISIS came onto the scene, 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 benefitting from this project along with the surrounding community. 

  • 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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