the international aid agency of the Assyrian Church of the East
15 02, 2017

ACERO Sponsors Celebration in Baghdad, Iraq Honouring Church Deacons

February 15th, 2017|

ACERO was honoured to recently support a celebration in Baghdad, Iraq on the occasion of the Commemoration of St Stephen the Protomaytr. The function, held at St Odisho's Church in Baghdad was attended by His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East along with Baghdad parish priests, Rev'd Fr Awgin, [...]

7 01, 2017

Christmas Aid Distribution at 4 Baghdad Churches

January 7th, 2017|

ACERO's Baghdad Chapter has continued its close work with parish priests in Baghdad to support needy families living in the city for the Christmas season. Hundreds of families received financial aid across four parishes in the city; St Mari Church of Al-Amin Al-Thaniya, St Odisho Church of Garage Al-Amana, St Qardakh Church of Camp Al-Gailany [...]

2 01, 2017

ACERO Hosts Christmas Party for 230 Children in Amman, Jordan

January 2nd, 2017|

ACERO has brought the joyous spirit of Christmas to hundreds of refugee Assyrian Christian children in Amman, Jordan. Under the direction of The Rev’d Fr Shmoel Athneil, ACERO's Jordan Chapter hosted 230 children and their parents for a function held on Friday 30 December at the Deir el-Latin Church Hall in Amman. The festivities commenced [...]

20 12, 2016

Christmas Concert and Services for Assyrian Refugees – Jordan

December 20th, 2016|

With ACERO’s support, the Mission of the Assyrian Church of the East in Amman, Jordan held a special Christmas service for Assyrian refugees on 17th December and a beautiful evening of Christmas hymns and praise on 14th December. These events attracted a large number of parishioners despite the adverse weather conditions in Jordan. These social [...]

11 12, 2016

Turkey Campaign and Appeal Update – 40 Families

December 11th, 2016|

"Thank you is just not enough to express our gratitude towards you" - ACERO aid recipient ACERO's ongoing aid programme throughout Turkey continues to be implemented actively. Our Turkey Chapter representative, Christina Sanhareeb has reported in the last month that the Chapter team is inundated with requests for help as the winter came very early [...]

25 11, 2016

ACERO Continues Baghdad Aid Campaign – 600 Families

November 25th, 2016|

ACERO’s Baghdad Chapter has continued to work closely with parish priests to meet the humanitarian needs of families in the city. By means of the generous donations received from supporters, ACERO has over the last few months reached approximately 600 families with financial aid. We have also carried out much needed refurbishments to the Camp [...]

15 11, 2016

H.B. Mar Meelis Zaia, Metropolitan Visits Dohuk Housing Project, Iraq

November 15th, 2016|

ACERO's Dohuk Chapter today had the immense honour of welcoming His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon to ACERO's Dohuk Housing Conplex. Commencing the visit at 10am, the Metropolitan led prayers at the Complex and was given a tour of the facilities by Mr Odisho Dawood, care-taker of the site [...]

8 11, 2016

Medical Campaign in Jordan – 80 Families

November 8th, 2016|

Over the past few weeks, ACERO's Jordan Chapter, under the leadership of The Rev'd Fr Shmoel Athneil has been working tirelessly to support the very sick amongst hundreds of refugees currently residing in Jordan. In recent weeks, ACERO has provided financial aid to 80 families with a variety of illnesses and disabilities including epilepsy, paralysis, [...]

24 08, 2016

Recent Programs at ACERO Dohuk Housing Complex

August 24th, 2016|

The ACERO Dohuk Housing Complex continues to be a hub of activity for its permanent residents and those who have taken refuge there after fleeing their ancestral towns in the Nineveh Plains. This has included ongoing distribution of food and material aid to the residents. In recent weeks, ACERO has coordinated the below aid and [...]

15 08, 2016

Baghdad Chapter Supports Assyrian Families

August 15th, 2016|

ACERO’s Baghdad Chapter has been working tirelessly to meet the humanitarian needs of Assyrians in the city. ACERO is reaching those most in need through churches and schools. Support has included providing scholarships to university students, funding medical emergencies and chronic illnesses and providing food aid in association with our churches. ACERO is pleased to [...]