Humans of Kurdistan
The "Humans Of Kurdistan" project aims to present the cultural diversity of the country. A look at the faces but also the stories that lie behind each of them.

November 29, 2020

“After I left school in 9th grade, I started to become a barber, but because I wasn’t taking money from my friends and less fortunate people, my father asked me to leave the job because I was mostly working for free. I started fixing sewing machines after a while. I taught myself, and it took me a short amount of time because I already knew how to sew and I used to fix my machine by myself. I became better and better day by day. Nowadays no one really does this job in Qamishli, because the machines aren’t used anymore, there are now advanced machines used in factories. These machines are more used in a household because of their lack of speed, and a lot of times people bring them for fixing, but I don’t charge them because they don’t have the money. My children don’t know how to fix machines, they like education, they like science.”