Meet the Wardak Family: Mom, Dad, their 1-year-old son, and their newborn daughter. Back in Afghanistan, Mom and Dad both attended university and earned bachelor's degrees in Economics. After graduation, Dad worked with U.S. companies and the United Nations. They endured the journey from home to here when Mom was nine months pregnant and their son was only 15 months old. Their brother is generously hosting them until they can get an apartment. The Wardaks need beds for all and supplies for their infant baby girl.
The Darwish Family are refugees from Afghanistan who arrived to the US in April 2018 and settled in Orange County, California. There are seven of them - Mom and Dad, along with five kids - 3 boys (ages 18, 16 and 14) and 2 girls (ages 6 and 1). The father worked as a translator with American soldiers, and only he and his eldest son can speak English. Miry's List is helping them to rebuild their lives in California, where they are in need of many things for their home as the children are sleeping on the floor. Thank you for welcoming them and helping them get a new start!
This list is for a young family from Afghanistan who came to the U.S. as refugees. Their son is 2 years old. The husband holds a bachelor's degree in law and worked as a case manager for different U.S. projects and in the Embassy. We hope you'll consider purchasing items to make them feel more at home in the U.S.
The Ahadi Family arrived to the US from Afghanistan on Oct 4, 2017. They are a young family of 3, their son just turned 3 in July. Dad currently works at 7/11 and is soon beginning college in San Diego where they live. They are still new to the States, and in need of some basics to get comfortably settled. Let's help make their apartment a home!
Habibi Family consist of mom and dad with 4 kids, 23 to 2.5 years old, arrived newly in mid March 2018. Dad has MD and 13 years experience in public outreach and civil society promotion and he got the SIV due to life threats. Their apartment is empty. They all sleep on the floor. They need your love and generosity to welcome them.
The Mehran Family consists of mom, dad, and two young siblings. Both mom and dad were college-educated in Afghanistan. Dad was part of the Kabul Elections council for 10 years and worked alongside US Army and Marines in Afghanistan. Mom worked in the domestic violence department in the Council for Womens Rights of Afghanistan but now has fallen ill and under extreme emotional stress. They need your help during this tough time.
UPDATED: The Mirza family moved to the US from Afghanistan nearly a year ago. Dad worked as a driver at the US embassy while mom took care of their 4 children at home (2 boys and 2 girls). Husnia, 7, dreams of being a doctor when she grows up. She loves dancing, playing with her friends, the color pink, and burgers & fries. Please help this family get on their feet. They are in need of basic household items, as well as clothes and shoes for all. Any support would go a long way! (Drawing by Husnia)
Hello Miry's List community! This is the Hashmati Family--a beautiful NEW family of 3 from Afghanistan who arrived in the USA in November 2017. Mom and Dad are so excited to welcome Neha, born 10/12/18! Dad is currently working while Mom goes to school for ESL classes. They are in desperate need of items for their new baby girl. Thank you for your help!
The Qawi family moved to the US from Afghanistan, where Mr. Qawi assisted American soldiers as a medical translator. The family has three young children and a newborn baby. Currently, the father is studying nursing and working 3 days a week. The kids love soccer, cats, the color blue and french fries, and they want to be doctors when they grow up. Please help this family get settled in their new home! (Drawing by 6 year-old, Sayed)
Meet the Roman family, here from Afghanistan. A beautiful couple with a darling 2 year old daughter. Dad completed Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and was working as a Finance Manager. Mom completed a two year management diploma. They are in need of clothes and items for their home. Thank you so much for any assistance you can give the family!
The Zar Niazi family has 6 people - mom and dad, with 4 kids aged 2-5 years old. They arrived on 7/11/2017 from Afghanistan. The father of the family worked with US aid companies, but his life was not secure, so he got an SIV and traveled with his family to the US. They are in need of household items and while dad does not yet have a new job, they feel safe here and they are happy.
This young Afghani couple with a 3 year old boy arrived September 2017. They stayed in a motel until October then moved to their apartment. Dad is working, but his income is very limited and it has been very difficult to afford the necessities of setting up the household. He served with American forces in Bagram, Kabul Afghanistan for many years. Due to being in danger they left Afghanistan and traveled to the US. They recently welcomed a new baby girl to the family. Please help this lovely young family set up their new home. Thank you for your help.
The Gharwal family moved to the United States from Afghanistan in October of last year. They stayed with the husband's sister in a one-bedroom apartment for a few months until they were able to get their own place. The father worked over seven years in different USAID-funded projects. They just welcomed a new baby and are now a family of eight! Please help this family settle into their home.
The Sahak family arrived in the US in late 2016. The Sahak's have two children, a 9 month old boy and a 3 year old girl. Although Mr. Sahak has found work, they are struggling to repay their travel loan. They have been through so much to get to this country. Let's help them feel at home. Resist. Persist. Miry's List. Art work by 3 year-old, Rahil.
Hello Miry's List family! The Pohmale family moved to the US in May 2017. The dad worked for years with the US military in Afghanistan and needed to leave urgently because of danger to him and his family. He, his wife, and 2 year old son moved to L.A. with only a few bags and soon moved up to Fresno to live with the dad's brother, who also has a wife and a 1 year old daughter. Both women are expecting again. The Pohmale's need our help to furnish their apartment and prepare for their coming bundles of joy.