Who We Are

American KURDS NGO is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Washington DC, USA and Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. American KURDS NGO was formed in 1991 after the establishment of the safe haven territory in Northern Iraq to assist with the process of returning diaspora, refugees and IDP’s from Iran and Turkey as they returned to their homelands. American KURDS assists by providing focused and designed reconstruction programs for viable and sustainable communities for IDPs and returnees. American KURDS is active and assisting in the Kurdish Regions of Iraq, Turkey and Syria. American KURDS has successfully implemented more than 1500 projects in all districts and sub-districts of Duhok, Erbil and Sulaimaniya Governorates since being established and has provided services to approximately 3000 villages in the field of reconstruction, water and sanitation, agriculture, irrigation, productive projects, agriculture extensions, advocacy and development programs for rural women, improving the environment and de-mining. Furthermore, American KURDS has contributed extensively in the development of rural communities over all Iraqi Kurdistan and has participated in monitoring all election processes for establishing the Democratic Federalism Government, Governorate Councils and Municipal Councils. Read More >>>

American KURDS NGO maintains its "System For Award Management" registration with USFCR. Our CAGE/NCAGE number is is 8RMT1

Where We Work



Projects Completed Since 1992



Projects Completed Since 1994



Projects Completed Since 2013

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The American Kurdistan Life Center is the flagship project of American Kurds NGO. The center will consist of four components, a general hospital, five commercial buildings, six specialized hospitals and a medical school.  The 250 bed general hospital will be a world class medical facility and the inaugural phase of the development and will offer citizens and residents of Erbil, and Iraq as a whole, unparalleled access to a prestigious, world class medical facility within a safe area in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. The five commercial towers of the AKLC development will offer such amenities and necessities as retail shopping and restaurants, medium to long stay residential accommodations and leasable office space.  Additionally, there will be the six specialized hospitals that will have the ability to treat patients in the fields of Neuroscience –Psychiatry -Oncology and Radiological Treatment –Orthopedics –Pediatrics -Optical and Ocular Treatment. A total of 420 patient beds will be available to those needing care. Finally, the medical school will be affiliated with the top tier of international medical universities and will provide education in General Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, and Hospital Management. It will award such degrees as, Doctorate in Medicine (MD), Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS, MBBS, MBChB). For a full summary of the project CLICK HERE