Asinat: Inspired by Ruqayya

My name is Asinat and my little sister’s name is Asan. When the war started, I was 2 and she...

Ghadeer: Inspired by Zaynab (as)

My name is Ghadeer. I’m normally really shy but my love of poetry helps me overcome it. People are often...

Hussain: Inspired by Muslim (as)

My name is Hussain. I was just 2-years old when my father died so I’ve been an orphan practically my...

Haidar: Inspired by AlQassim

My name is Haider Al Karrar. My father loved dressing me up like him. In 2011, he bought us two...

Kawthar: Inspired by Sukaina

 WHO INSPIRES YOU?   What do you hold dear? My name is Kawthar. I visited the shrines of the Imams...

Her Name Is Sarah

There are many harsh realities to being an orphan of war, a child of circumstances, beyond individual control. As we...

HIS NAME IS AHMAD

Over the last several months, we have shared many stories of children orphaned by war and terrorism. These stories spoke...

Her Name Is Aya

  In pursuit of freedom Dark clouds hovered over Iraq as ISIS tightened its grip on so many regions of...

His Name is Adam

There on the ledge of life, Adam found his new beginning. At an early age, the deck felt like it...

HER NAME IS DUNYA

Determined to be…. Refusing to succumb to circumstantial limitation is how Dunya was able to transform her life. It is...