Here are a few more photos from Billy R. (Last name withheld for security reasons) from his recent visit to our new World Orphans office in Iraq. Billy and his family will be moving to Iraq next year to oversee our work with the churches there.

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(IMAGE: Billy (rt.) poses behind the new office sign with two of our church partners. The sign is in English (top), Arabic (middle) and Kurdish (bottom), representing the primary language groups we are working with in the country.)

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(IMAGES: A partner church service)

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(IMAGE: Billy with some local shopkeepers. He’ll be shopping in markets like this when he moves there next year.)

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(IMAGE: A reminder of the danger and hope. A concrete blast barrier is painted with images depicting creative and technical education.)