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Video: Syrian children at Kobani Elementary School, Iraqi Kurdistan

What impact can an investment in bus transport have for a refugee family?

YouTube - November 05, 2014

Army veterans work to help Syrian refugees

Zack Bazzi is one of three U.S. Army veterans who launched the project to provide children living in Syrian refugee camps in northern Iraq with much-needed school supplies.

The Union Leader - November 2, 2014

TentEd in Iraq: Interviews and Winter Edition

Since the first TentED visit to Kurdistan, a lot has changed in the region so I sat down with Zack to talk about what has been accomplished and his plans for another trip to the region.

HuffingtonPost.com - November 18, 2014

A Skeptic and a Priest Among Displaced Assyrians in Iraq

The extremists "attack us because we are the last educated group in Iraq," Father Douglas says. "If we want to defeat ISIS, let's offer books to our kids."

National Review - July 30, 2015

With Country In Turmoil, Iraq War Veterans Become Humanitarians

Zack and his co-founders designed TentED as a small, flexible, rapid-response effort.

ABCNews.com - August 8, 2014

What It’s Like To Return To Iraq 10 Years After The War

When the opportunity presented itself to see Iraq again, a decade after my first taste of combat there, I jumped on it.

Task and Purpose - July 16, 2014

Watertown native starts support program for Syrian refugees

There are currently more than 200,000 Syrian refugees living in Northern Iraq who lack the tools for a quality education. Watertown-native Zach Bazzi is trying to change that.

Wicked Local Watertown - May 9, 2014

Syrian Refugee Education: A Conversation With Zack Bazzi

Last week I had the opportunity to catch up with my good friend and fellow veteran Zack Bazzi who is planning on making a trip to Northern Iraq in June of this year to bring support refugee children.

HuffingtonPost.com - April 23, 2014