Progress continues on The Refuge, the community center being built in Northern Iraq. Here are a couple pics of our small conference room/woman's center taking shape.

Putting in electrical sockets for the conference room

Putting in electrical sockets and lights.

Conference Room with sub ceiling installed

Funds, however, will only allow us to finish this room at present.

If you'd like to contribute to the finishing of our community center project, do not delay.

Here's a quick breakdown of the costs:

$3,500 per room (6 rooms remaining on the ground floor) $7,500 for the kitchen (including appliances) $4,000 -- outside wall plastering plus window sills and windows $3,500 -- full length hallway/entryway (tiling and plastering) $5,000 -- Waiting Room/Guest Room $7,000 per Restroom -- (2 main Restrooms) $25,000 - $30,000 (Grand Hall)

Call World Orphans at  1-888-ORPHANS if you'd like to make a donation.