Using VCU experience, Iraqi students help ISIS refugees back home

Inspired by the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the U.S. this summer, Gandhi Isaac created his own social media campaign to raise awareness about providing water to refugees in northern Iraq.

Instead of dumping water over his head, the college student from the Northern Iraqi city of Qaraqosh put a twist on the campaign. He delivered thousands of bottles of water to refugees fleeing the terror group of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In addition to his project, Isaac created hashtags like #MyIceBucketChallenge and #WeAreOne to encourage his friends to join him in his efforts to help the Iraqi people.Β 

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