Ammar - Founder & Director


Being Kurdish and growing up in Baghdad, Ammar has was raised in multilingual and multicultural environment, giving him a unique perspective on life throughout Kurdistan and Iraq.

After studying law, Ammar moved to Erbil, and started working in the charity sector. Finding his true passion, he founded the Critical Needs Support Foundation to provide aid and assistance to those most in need throughout Kurdistan and Iraq.

Ammar’s passion and conviction to help people and the community is inspiring and his resourcefulness and insight into the complex local operating environment has allowed Ammar and his team to achieve results far above and beyond the size of the organization.

Under the guidance of Ammar, CNSF has developed an enviable reputation of being able to manage and safely implement the provision of emergency relief in conflict zones throughout Kurdistan and Iraq.