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  • IDRF Emergency Relief for Syrian Refugees
  • Through this Urgent Call for Action, IDRF is mobilizing the community to raise Two Million dollars for relief of Syrian Refugees as they struggle to survive after their traumatic and dangerous escape from persecution and the raging conflict.
  • IDRF Myanmar Relief Aid
  • IDRF has partnered with Metta Development Foundation, a local Myanmar organisation, to provide aid to the IDP's there
  • 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 ensures that children can reliably access clean water, until we reach the long term goal of water sustainability in Gaza.
  • 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: Streng...
  • 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 provides rehabilitation in District Dadu, Sindh Province. Focus areas include shelter, food security, clean water, sanitation, and health care, improving livelihoods, reforestation, 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 Canada. Enabling Education, IDRF’s education campaign which launched in 2014, continues to address the...
  • 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 the Arusha District.
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  • Southeast Dental partners with IDRF to support Syrian Refugees
    Southeast Dental will be donating a portion of their revenue to IDRF's Syrian Refugee Relief effort. The amount raised will be matched by the Government of Canada till December 31, 2015.
  • IDRF Advisory Council Members receive Governor General`s Caring Canadian Award
    IDRF Advisory Council Members receive Governor General`s Caring Canadian Award
  • Earthquake Relief
    IDRF is distributing relief aid in the form of winter kits, including mattresses, quilts and tarpaulins, for people living in Shangla, one of the worst affected areas of the country.
  • $2 Million Drive for Syria
    With nearly 300,000 dead due to the Syrian conflict & more than 10 million internally displaced, there is much that we need to do to help the Syrian refugees, most of whom end up in crowded refugee camps in neighboring countries like Lebanon & Turke...
  • Syria Film Festival (SYFF)
    IDRF is proud to be the charity partner of the Syria Film Festival (SYFF) 2015
  • IDRF Myanmar Relief Aid
    IDRF has partnered with Metta Development Foundation, a local Myanmar organisation, to provide aid to IDP's there.
  • IDRF & Deaf Reach Program
    IDRF Staff, Maheen A. Rashdi, visited the Deaf Reach School- Karachi Campus.
  • IDRF & EDHI Emergency Centre
    IDRF Staff, Maheen Rashdi, visiting an EDHI Emergency Centre, Karachi.
  • IDRF partners with Edhi Welfare Centre
    Through IDRF's partnership with the Edhi Welfare Centre, ambulances will be provided in poor communities throughout Pakistan.
  • IDRF's Polo for Prevention & Funfair
    IDRF special events are fundraising opportunities for our humanitarian work. This year, all proceeds from Polo for Prevention will be going towards HIV prevention in Zambia and Hepatitis B & C prevention in Pakistan.
  • IDRF Calgary holds Special Fundraising Event
    IDRF Calgary Chapter held a fundraising dinner as a prelude to Ramadan at a local community center.
  • Canada Day Iftaar and Fundraising Dinner
    On the eve of Canada’s 148th year, a Canada Day Iftaar and Fundraising Dinner was held by International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF) to commemorate this joyous occasion.
  • Go Green host the first cricket match!
    IDRF is very proud to have been one of the sponsors of this exciting project in the heart of a very multicultural community of the Thorncliffe Park/ Flemingdon Park neighborhoods in Toronto.
  • IDRF launches One Drop Campaign
    IDRF's water projects provide clean water in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
  • 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.
  • Nelson Mandela Boulevard
    The ceremonial unveiling of Nelson Mandela Boulevard- 361 University Avenue, on May 11, 2015
  • IDRF staff in Kathmandu for relief work
    The people of Nepal are again in the grip of fear and uncertainty after the second major earthquake which struck eastern Nepal on Tuesday near Mount Everest, just two weeks after the initial 7.8 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 8,000 peopl...
  • IDRF partners with Global Medic to package Emergency Relief Kits to Nepal
    On April 30, IDRF staff were in the GlobalMedic World Cargo warehouse, with nearly 200 other volunteers, packaging water purification units for Nepal which will be airlifted today.
  • IDRF partners with ChildLife Foundation
    IDRF to provide medical aid to the Children’s Emergency Ward in Karachi
  • Canada Day Iftaar
    Fundraising dinner with guest speaker Dr. Munir El Kassem - "The Golden Rule of Islam & Canadian Values"
  • 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; ...
  • IDRF One Drop Campaign
    Over the past 15 years, IDRF has dug over 100 water wells in Africa and South Asia and has been working with strong partners in developing communities around the world to help provide and distribute water equitably and responsibly.
  • 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 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.
  • Syrian Crisis Project Information
    Emergency Relief for Syrian Refugee Crisis
  • IDRF Calgary holds Special Fundraising event
    IDRF Calgary Chapter held a fundraising dinner as a prelude to Ramadan at a local community center.
  • IDRF Calgary holds Special Fundraising event
    IDRF Calgary Chapter held a fundraising dinner as a prelude to Ramadan at a local community center.
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.
Double your impact. Government of #Canada will match every eligible dollar donated towards #Syrianrefugees until December 31, 2015. #IDRF

Tue Dec 01 2015
Canada sending UNHCR $100M more to help with refugee crisis

Thu Nov 26 2015
#SoutheastDental will be donating a portion of their proceeds towards the #IDRF #SyrianRefugees Relief effort.

Thu Nov 26 2015
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