RNVDO facilitates the return of children back to school and access a normal learning environment to help the healing process of the trauma of war on their young lives.  RNVDO’s project with UNICEF, Enhancing access to safe and conducive learning environments through school minor repairs and awareness in 18 school building (23 schools) in Qayyarah areas, Nineveh province.  RNVDO reached 5,775 among an affected population of about 73,650   through minor repairs and rehabilitation of WASH at the same time creating work opportunities for vulnerable communities here to access cash for work by contributing to school repair activities.  In addition, RNVDO has facilitated orientation of 54 teachers (men and women educators) on Hygiene Promotion which will be disseminated to school children through attractively packaged activities and message to help them adopt healthy hygiene behaviours and prevent mortality and morbidity attributed through water borne diseases.

The war against ISIS has seen the proliferation of IEDs causing death and grievous injuries to civilian populations and largely children who are curious by nature.  To provide security awareness and heighten the dangers of mines and unexploded ordinances, Mine Risk Education for 46 teachers was conducted in collaboration with the MAG-affiliated agency ISHCO who will then disseminate to students. Currently RNVDO is engaged with communities and children on school awareness activities.

During the early months of the conflict, RNVDO partnered with Cordaid Foundation to rehabilitate three primary schools in liberated neighbourhoods, one each in Saf Al Tooth (Hamam al-Alil District), Al Hawij (Mosul District) and Wardek (Hamdaniyah District).


Education Protection

Temporary Learning Spaces

Introduction From June 2014 until the beginning of a military offensive in October 2016, Mosul had been under the control of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Iraq’s second largest city was home to an estimated 1.2 million people–half of whom were children—and it is estimated that as many as 850,000 highly vulnerable Read More


Hajj Ali Shelter:New schools with psychosocial Support

August 2016 Children are some of the biggest victims of the islamic State’s propaganda.Human rights organizations and news outlets have extensively documented IS’ indoctrination techniques on young children, where they instill extremist ideology and violent behavior


Teena Camp Building Schools and Community

September 2016 Children in Teena Camp Have shown signs of trauma due to their time under IS control. They often are fearful of IS’ return, which impacts their behavior and their ability to move forward

Education Success Stories

Education Impact Stories

Distribution of educational supplies

Distribution of educational supplies for (72) schools in Al-Qayyarah sub-district southern Mosul Within the support of UNICEF, RNVDO launched to distribute teaching aids for (72) schools in Al- Qayyarah sub district, the distribution contained educational supplies for more than (42,000) students (Elementary & Intermediate grades)with school bags, stationery, and school furniture. The distribution operation was Read More