عربي

Social Impact

After years of struggle, Iraqi citizens have shown persistence to rebuild their society and revitalize their economy. CHF Vitas Iraq has been there to endorse social justice and ensure that everyone has the right to have a decent life.

 

Driven by our social mission, CHF Vitas Iraq are strongly involved in humanitarian community works across Iraq. Providing humanitarian aids to internally displaced families, supporting people with special needs to start up their own businesses and generate income, offering the education and training to entrepreneurs to help them enter the job market, supporting women empowerment, contributing to the educational sector by equipping public schools with the necessary learning materials, empowering the orphans and the deaf and mute segments in their vocational studies by supplying them with modernized learning tools and bringing hope for a brighter future.

 

Our social impact is measured by universally acclaimed indicators that contribute to the development of a community. Translating our social mission into practice and reality, since its inception CHF Vitas Iraq has impacted the lives of approximately 320,000 families and invested over $1.2 billion in loan capital in the economy of Central, Southern and Northern Iraq as of December 2019.

Vitas in Numbers

  • Number Of Jobs Created  19528
  • Number Of Jobs Sustained  7212
  • Women Served  85274
  • Number Of Improved Houses  34099
  • Youth  183729
  • Number Of Active Loans  31066
  • Number Of Disbursed Loans  399986

COMMUNITY EVENTS

community events - Together to support the educational process- Najaf

Together to support the educational process- Najaf

November 2021

Supporting the educational process after the return of attendance to schools after the Corona virus crisis, and minimizing the pressure on the Directorate of Education in the governorates by equipping schools with study seats. Coinciding with the start of the new school year after a two hard years due to the Corona virus pandemic, CHF Vitas Iraq supported the educational sector by preparing a number of double school seats in Najaf Governorate and in coordination with the local government and the Najaf Education Directorate. Several schools, who were in need in the governorate, were nominated in the districts, sub-districts, and centers. The smiles on the students' faces gave this activity its importance and reflected the main role played by CHF Vitas Iraq in the scope of supporting education. The director of civil defense in Najaf, Rashid Al-Azzawi, and Mr. Saad Saleh Mahdi, director of school equipment and his assistant, several school principals and the staff of the institution in the Najaf office attended. The activity was covered in the media by Samarra TV, Al-Ayyam TV, Channel 4, and the educational satellite channel. And several websites such as the Iraq Times, Panorama, and Badr News Agency, Nina News Agency, adding the attendance of Al-Rawda Al-Hussainiya Holy Radio. And the official page of the Directorate of Najaf and the flags of the Directorate of Civil Defense, and the distinguished attendance of members of the Administrative Board of the Journalists Syndicate.

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community events - Campaign supporting the security forces in Iraq

Campaign supporting the security forces in Iraq

August 2020

CHF Vitas Iraq continues its humanitarian work all over Iraq during the covid 19 pandemic. This week’s initiative went towards the police security forces and the health sector by distributing medical kits such as facial masks, gloves and infrared thermometers. This activity took place in several governorates including Baghdad, Babel, Najaf, Basra and Mudaina where the organization made sure to support and protect the heroes to confront the emerging corona virus (Covid-19) and to limit its spread.

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community events - Equipping the public health laboratory in Babel

Equipping the public health laboratory in Babel

July 2020

With the aim of providing support and assistance to health institutions during the Coronavirus pandemic, CHF Vitas Iraq has equipped a public health laboratory for examining people with Coronavirus with personal preventive medical supplies (protective suits, N95 masks, alcohol sterilization) and in coordination with the Babil Health Department. In addition to the humanitarian activities provided by the Foundation, and is still provided through sterilization campaigns and the distribution of supplies to hospitals and security services in various governorates to limit the spread of Corona.

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community events - Food basket donations in Sulaimaniyah

Food basket donations in Sulaimaniyah

June 2020

As Iraq is going through an economic and health crisis, CHF Vitas Iraq aims to offer support and advancement to the underserved low-income segments of the Iraqi society, by improving their life conditions and providing access to basic necessities including food. To support this cause, CHF Vitas Iraq carried out a humanitarian initiative by distributing 200 food baskets in Sulaymaniyah in coordination with the provincial government. This activity comes as part of CHF Vitas Iraq’s major response campaign against the virus, which features streets’ sterilization activities in several Iraqi cities, as well as equipping hospitals and emergency response units with the required medical essentials.

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