arwa damon

Why we need INARA

Why we need INARA

Arwa Damon, our founder, talks about why the world needs INARA.

"It started eight years ago, in the kitchen of CNN’s Baghdad bureau. I was watching a horribly disfigured five-year-old boy sullenly push one grain of rice at a time between lips he couldn’t fully open. His name was Youssif. Masked men had doused him in gasoline and set him on fire in front of his home. His face was now covered in hard rivers of scar tissue."