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Nisan Hanna: My profession is the best

  • 2021-10-29
Nisan Hanna: My profession is the best
Shekhan, 2021- Nisan Hanna, has been fixing cookers for the last 27 years. Ammar Aziz
By Ammar Aziz in Shekhan

For me, fixing house cookers is the most enjoyable profession. Now I am one of the trusted fixers and rarely happened that a cooker I have fixed need maintenance again.

My name is Nisan Hanna Uru, a Christian from Sheikhan district. I am doing this business since 27 years and won’t quit till end of my life.

I have attended school till class 9 and finished secondary school. I was obliged to quit and have chosen this profession which is the main source of our income as the only breadwinner for my six children.

I open my shop about 7 am and I return once I finish because once I start fixing a cooker, I won't go home till I fix it properly.

The business is down unlike the past following Corona pandemic which turned many people jobless and penniless. Consequently, I get 5-10 Iraqi Dinars IQD ($7) for repairing a cooker or


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