“When we came here, our lives were destroyed. And that’s not the life we wanted.”
Thank you for watching Beyda’s story. Violence robbed her of almost everything–security, education, and income. But war hasn’t taken away her determination.
She needs a better future, a chance to find better work. A job she can do right where she is, with only a smartphone and a signal.
Will you give her the chance she needs to restart her life and provide for her family?
$1500 gives young people like Beyda access to marketable IT and English skills so they can immediately start working in the tech sector upon graduation.
Give what you’re able, $25–even $5 a month toward Beyda’s more independent future.
Young people in Iraq have few good ways to earn a steady wage—often with no other choices but poverty or life in a militia.
Create hundreds of tech jobs—for young people with few opportunities, refugees, and people with disabilities—and disrupt the cycle of violence with meaningful work.
- 2 in 3 are working or continuing their education within a few months of completing their training.
- More than half of these working entrepreneurs make more than the average salary in Iraq.
- Nearly half our student entrepreneurs are women.
Wanting to learn more about how microwork is the solution to end war? Read here how microwork is disrupting cycles of violence in Iraq.