Iraq: Deaf Plant Nursery Owner

Iraq: Deaf Plant Nursery Owner

Joel learns from Suan Hawler, a Deaf Plant Nursery Owner who runs a vast, lush nursery in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. It’s awe-inspiring to see different kinds of plants under his helm. (captioned)

Iraq: Deaf Ice Cream Maker

Iraq: Deaf Ice Cream Maker

It takes strength and resiliency to stand your ground. Meet Muhanad Ismail مهند, the deaf ice cream maker from Mosul, Iraq, who has continued his entrepreneurship for 20 years despite enduring hardship during ISIS for three years. (captioned)

Iraq: Deaf Confectioner

Iraq: Deaf Confectioner

Get your hands dirty in the sweetness of life! Ali Abdu Allah علي طه, a Deaf Confectioner, is showing us how to make the famous Mosul chocolate dipped walnut with a unique twist. (captioned)

Iraq: War Damaged Buildings in Mosul

Iraq: War Damaged Buildings in Mosul

Joel joins Marwan, local deaf who survived 3-years of being brutally controlled by ISIS in Mosul, Iraq. He showed severance damages in his home area by bombs and war situations. He had lost his first home and got his land back to rebuild his home one year after the war. (captioned)

Iraq: Deaf Falafel Owner

Iraq: Deaf Falafel Owner

Musab Abd Al-Hakim Aboud, Deaf business owner shares with Joel about his falafel business in Baghdad, Iraq. He makes his secret recipe and sees how he gets the fresh bread. (captioned)

Iraq: Mesopotamian Marshes

Iraq: Mesopotamian Marshes

Joel explores Mesopotamian Marshes with the local Deaf people in southern Iraq. Saddam Hussein had drained the wetland to 10% of its original size. In 2003 until the US military overthrew Hussein. Join Joel in meeting marsh dwellers and having lunch with his friends. (captioned)

Iraq: Samarra Minarets

Iraq: Samarra Minarets

Many people don’t realize that Samarra has two famous minarets. The Great Mosque of Samarra and The Abu Dulaf Mosque were built in the 9th century. Joel joins with two Deaf Samarra residents touring the Palace of the Caliph and climbing two minarets. (captioned).

Iraq: Baghdad Deaf School

Iraq: Baghdad Deaf School

Joel visits Al Khamael Institute for the Deaf معهد الخمائل للصم in Baghdad, Iraq. He chats with Deaf students and a Deaf teacher. The school needs the fund for renovation. (captioned)

Iraq: Mosul Deaf School

Iraq: Mosul Deaf School

Mosul Deaf school reopened their new school one month before Joel arrived. ISIS had destroyed their old school. Joel and his supporters bring the school supplies to Deaf children. (captioned)

Iraq: Deaf Woman Business Owner

Iraq: Deaf Woman Business Owner

Rasha Ali رشا علي, a Deaf woman owns a shop at one of the well-known shopping malls in Baghdad, Iraq. She makes beautiful handicrafts of Iraq culture. She also is a henna artist. Her business has grown so fast when her customers bring their friends to her shop and expanded her mobile business to cus

Iraq: Deaf Military Uniform Maker

Iraq: Deaf Military Uniform Maker

Mohammed Al-Obeidi محمد العبيدي, Deaf business owner makes different uniforms for Iraq military in Baghdad, Iraq. You will find out why there is a sign for Iraq in the video. (captioned)