Projects of The 1st NAEF
Crate for Care – A medical aid supplies project conducted in partnership with Care Convoy USA to deliver critical aid supplies to Kurdistan. Care Convoy collects surplus medical supplies from across the United States and distributes them globally to areas in need and has teamed with us to provide social-centric aid to suffering populations in Kurdistan. Future projects developments are underway for global expansion!
The Lost Boys of Shengal - Dedicated programs designed to help Yezidi boys recover from the wounds of indoctrination and radicalization and to live a full, peaceful, and happy life. Best practices and lessons learned throughout this project will go towards helping better inform current and future research into youth de-radicalization.
Project Bawash – Assisting to increase medical aid and medical surge capacity in Yezidi regions of Kurdistan: Walk-In Clinics, General Practice, Emergency Services, Psychological Services, Tele-medicine, and other medical service and development functions.
Help Save Hanin Salo – An awareness and support project aimed towards securing assistance for a young, female Yezidi IDP in Kurdistan who is suffering from hereditary medical conditions and other associated complications due to lack of treatment. Hanin Salo and her family became IDP’s after ISIS drove them from their village just outside Shangal. The 1st NAEF wishes to see the Canadian Government take the lead in providing aid to this young girl and her family, in the meantime we ensure she has at minimum the basic medical care and supplies she needs.
CHAMPS Canada – Is a project to expand a prestigious youth global engagement and care program, operated by the Marshall Legacy Institute, to Canadian schools and school children. The program is called CHAMPS (Children Against Mines Program) and has already engaged dozens of schools and thousands of school children throughout the US, who have mobilized their communities to sponsor a lifesaving dog and/or partner with a school in a beneficiary country to help children who have been injured by landmines and IED’s. CHAMPS is an educational program that fosters global citizenship and teaches children that they can make a real difference in the world. It inspires students to explore an international humanitarian problem and empowers them to become part of the solution.
k9's for Kurdistan – Providing supporting assistance to the Marshall Legacy Institute, to sponsor lifesaving dogs to aid in the removal of Landmines, IED’s, and un-exploded munitions in Kurdistan. This project intends to provide a total of 25 mine detection dogs to aid in the recovery of civilian spaces so that residents may return to their homes and lands without fear.
The Stand 2016 – A global social movement calling for individual pledges towards universal human rights and engagement in projects that support interfaith and global peace. This project launched September 1st 2016 with a number of global partners.
REDI and KAP Programs – Regional Engagement Development and Integration, and Kids Are Powerful programs form part of a comprehensive Counter and Preventative Violent Extremism concept and are designed to build and harness local capacity to better engage, develop, and integrate common goal programs, projects, and partners for enhanced efficiency and impact.
Project Crane – A concept project to provide 1 million nutritional supplement packages (3800 calorie per split unit) to the hardest hit areas of the Northern Nigeria Famine.
African Lion – Was a short-term Tanzania based medical development project. During summer 2016 a 1st NAEF medical development member assisted St. Joseph’s Hospital in Moshi with capacity analysis, services planning, patient treatment, neo-natal development training, and medical skills instruction.