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Tonight: a TentEd Encore Happy Hour

I’m thrilled to report that our friend and colleague, Zack Bazzi, is on his way back to Iraqi Kurdistan! This will be Zack’s third trip to further TentEd, an EPIC project to support the education of children displaced by war. Over the last year, we have funded school transportation, provided classroom supplies and library books, and rapidly responded to other unmet needs, benefiting hundreds of displaced children and educators.… Read more

Happy Earth Day: Celebrating Iraq’s Natural Wonders

One of the main reasons I decided to intern at EPIC was the emphasis the organization puts on environmental education in Iraq. “What is there to learn about preserving the desert?” I casually thought, curious to learn more. It turns out that there is a lot more than desert in Iraq, from the mountains in Iraqi Kurdistan, where EPIC held the Iraqi Youth Hike, to the Mesopotamian marshes of southern Iraq.… Read more