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  • Lodhran Pilot Project in Pakistan to install hand pumps
  • IDRF has now built close to a hundred wells in Pakistan's remote villages in District Lodhran, Punjab.
  • Palestine - Clean Water, Healthy Children
  • This project will ensure that children can reliably access the clean water they need until sustainable access to water in Gaza is achieved.
  • IDRF’s Syrian Refugee Relief Project
  • Through IDRF’s multi-partner initiative target families will receive a Food Kit and a Family Hygiene Kit, including materials for personal hygiene and female dignity as well as household cleaning. In addition, families will receive a Children’s K...
  • Zambia - Maternal & Child Healthcare Promotion Project
  • The ultimate goal of the Maternal and Child HIV Health Care and Promotion project is an improved quality of life, health and wellness for women and children in Lusaka District, Zambia. The project is divided in to three broad activity areas: Strengt...
  • India - Providing Health Services To Underserved & Margin...
  • The goal of the project is to provide multipurpose health services to the marginalized communities of Kosadi and Navapur through providing free necessary drugs, health and hygiene information materials, outreach services including safe delivery prac...
  • Pakistan - IDRF Shelter Construction Project
  • This project will provide rehabilitation in District Dadu, Sindh Province. Focus areas will include shelter, food security, clean water sanitation, health care, livelihoods, reforestration, disaster risk reduction and cash-for-work.
  • IDRF Flood Relief 2014
  • IDRF has an efficient system of facilitating and providing humanitarian assistance as soon as disasters strike. And when the limelight shifts, we remain on the ground to organize rehabilitation programs.
  • Enabling Education
  • Over the past 30 years IDRF has been supporting basic literacy projects in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East & the Americas, including recently in Canada. Enabling Education, IDRF’s education campaign launched in 2014, continues to a...
  • Tanzania - Computer Training for Orphans in Arusha
  • The objective of this project is to provide technical training and educational opportunities for orphans and vulnerable youth in computer literacy and social media in order to enhance their employment opportunities in Arusha District.
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  • IDRF 2015 Annual Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, June 13
    Proceeds from the golf event supports child literacy in Canada through IDRF’s project with License to Learn (L2L) for the fourth year.
  • Watch Cricketer Shahid Afridi use Sign Language in Support of the Deaf!
    IDRF is a partner in the Deaf Reach program with the FESF in Pakistan.
  • Nelson Mandela commemorative stamp launched
    IDRF Chair, Zeib Jeeva and CEO Canada Post, Deepak Chopra unveiled the Nelson Mandela commemorative stamp at the Black History Month reception which was held in Toronto on Sunday, February 1st, 2015. The event was hosted by Jason Kenney, Minister ..
  • IDRF sends Ebola Protection Kits
    Ebola protection kits sent to communities in Sierra Leone and Liberia
  • Dr Zahid Rafiq and Dr Abdul Rahman presenting $10,000 cheque to James McAra (CEO) and Albert of Calgary Food Bank
    $10,000 was presented to Calgary Food Bank
  • IDRF chosen among the TOP 25 charities
    We are delighted to announce that IDRF has been selected as one of 25 best Canadian charities of the year by the Financial Post !
  • IDRF's Annual General Body Meeting, 2014-2015
    Winston Kassim, C.M., Chair of the Board, presented the Chairman's Report and gave an overview of the major achievements over the past year.
  • IDRF's Annual Gala 2014
    Since 1998, IDRF has held its Annual Gala dinner to celebrate the organization’s continued work to empower disadvantaged people throughout the world and to acknowledge the dedicated contributions of its supporters.
  • Rebuilding Gaza!
    The overall goal of this project is to support some of the poorest families in the most marginalized areas of Gaza by providing key items urgently needed for daily survival and which poor families are unable to purchase from their meager resources; ...
  • Help the Afghanistan landslide survivors through IDRF
    The landslide in Afghanistan has taken the lives of hundreds while the threat of flooding has forced nearly a thousand villagers to evacuate. Please donate to support IDRF in providing emergency assistance.
  • IDRF announces the launch of 'Enabling Education', a new education campaign.
    Enabling Education will provide quality education for poor girls and boys, through four additional new initiatives in Pakistan, India, Kenya and Gaza (Palestine).
  • IDRF Calgary Chapter raises funds for Tharparkar, Pakistan
    IDRF Calgary chapter raised more than $15,000 which will go towards emergency assistance for the affected people of THAR immediately.
  • IDRF celebrates National Volunteer Week!
    IDRF joins Canadians in celebrating the National Week of Volunteers by acknowledging the selfless commitment of all volunteers as well as our very own.
  • Emergency Appeal for Drought in Tharparkar (Pakistan)
    More than 100 children have died due to the ongoing drought in Tharparkar, one of the most food insecure regions in Pakistan.
  • This winter, please support IDRF’s Syrian Refugee Relief Campaign!
    15th March 2014 marks the third anniversary of the Syria crisis. Join the Global Vigil and shine a light of hope for Syria and its people. Stand #WithSyria.
  • Field visit to Zambia
    IDRF Program Manager, Ronny Elfassy just returned from a field visit to IDRF’s current project of preventing mother-child HIV transmission in Zambia.
  • Masjid-e-Farooq-e-Azam gives $60,000 to IDRF for water wells in Gaza
    Fresh and clean water is being provided to children in more than 10 schools in Gaza over two years.
  • IDRF & Water
    Text WATER to 20222 to donate $5 for IDRF’s water campaign and help supply clean water to school children in Gaza or help build a water well in Pakistan/ Tanzania.
  • IDRF and Muslim Welfare Centre to provide safe shelter for a community in need
    IDRF is proud to announce a new development project launched in collaboration with the Muslim Welfare Centre.
  • IDRF marks three decades of humanitarian service
    2014 marks IDRF’s 30 years of humanitarian service in Canada and 35 other countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Americas.
IDRF is committed to improving the availability of potable water wherever there is need. Help supply clean water to school children and families through the special IDRF WATER campaign which includes well construction and supply and distribution of clean water.  
Children who grow up in the depths of illiteracy are mostly unable to experience anything besides poverty and need. Your support of "IDRF ENABLING EDUCATION" will help poor children and youth,providing them with the gift of learning that will lead to healthier and more productive lives.
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