Beth Nahrin Organization for Women holds first painting exhibition in Karamlesh, Iraq

KARAMLESH, Iraq — The Beth Nahrin Organization for Women (BNOW) held the first art exhibition in the town of Karamlesh, in Nineveh Plains, Iraq with the support of Dutch non-profit Stichting Ismaël.

The opening ceremony of the Studying the Psychology of Young People through Painting exhibition was attended by the head of BNOW, Hanan Matti Touma, BNOW Nineveh Branch Officer Ronak Elias Hanna, BNOW Karamlesh Branch Officer Daniela Fahmy, members of the organization, and a number of journalists, media professionals, and participants.

The exhibition was the culmination of a drawing course organized by BNOW. The course lasted for three months with the participation of 25 students under the supervision of drawing teacher Wamid Matti, teacher of psychology Sherin Hamid, and teaching assistants Thaira Jamil and Ishtar Gabriel.

During the ceremony, certificates were distributed to the course participants.

The goal of the drawing courses being organized by BNOW is to help the children of Karamlesh handle the effects of the war on their mental health.