June 20, 2016A Cow for Naseema

Naseema Akthar

Naseema Akhtar, 45, lives in a village in Neelum, in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, with her husband and their four children....

Myanmar Case Study

Thanda’s* family has lived in Myanmar for generations. Her father was a highly respected police chief in the community....

Pakistan Case Study

Pakistan-administered Kashmir is prone to disasters, from floods to earthquakes to landslides. So IRUSA donors are helping local communities...

2015 Ethiopia Case Study

It’s very dry in the southern Ethiopia, near the border with Somalia. Families live a nomadic life, centered around...

2016 Bangladesh Case Study

Some of the world’s most crowded slums can be found in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Its more than 15 million...

Afghanistan Case Study

It used to be that when Laila got sick, she couldn’t write down the doctor’s directions for how and...

February 2, 2016Lessons and Love for Azra

Azra

Azra was so little when her father died that she doesn’t remember him, outside of the stories her mother...

Texas Tornado

Dark had fallen and rain was falling too on Dec. 26 at Raphael’s house in Garland, Texas. Then he...

IRUSA Ethiopia orphan case study Suleiman

It’s hard enough being an orphan, and growing up without a father, but imagine that your father abandoned you...

July 15, 2015Ramadan in Somaliland

Ramadan in Somaliland IRUSA case study

In Somaliland, Amran sits in a wheelchair to the side of the distribution site, where families are waiting to...