Helping Children Excel in Schools

As one of IDRF’s Canadian projects, L2L expands IDRF’s impact closer to home for children in need of educational support

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Our Children, Our Future

The project contributes to the improvement of the quality of education and enhancing the educational achievement of 400 school students annually who are experiencing educational challenges. The project has 3 different levels of interventions:

The first intervention provides Remedial Classes to 400 children annually who have learning difficulties and their level of educational achievement is below 65%.

This is in addition, CFTA includes the following activities:

Child-led academic research in coordination with Al Azhar University and Palestine University in Gaza.

Living the future careers which will guide the child into the world of work by giving them the opportunity to spend days with professionals and learn about the career they selected or are interested in. for example to facilitate for them to spend a day with the firefighters, nurses, doctors, and engineers, etc.

The second intervention includes providing psychological support to enrolled children in the education support program. The psychosocial support tools include expressive art, drama as therapy and other tools that are suitable for the age groups. The psychosocial support activities aimed at improving the psychosocial wellbeing of children and therefore their educational achievements. Individual counselling, groups, and referrals are implemented as part of the intervention.
Extracurricular activities are organized for children as part of the stress release activities. This include; trips open days and open recreational activities which involve the parents as well.

The third component of the project is using the art for education and advocacy through child-led activities. This helped building confident of the children, empower them and providing them with the opportunity to participate publicly through their own art productions and activities. This includes life skills training, leadership, creative writing, and child-led advocacy.



Note: At IDRF we are committed to managing your funds and being accountable to you as our donors with full transparency. To do this, we are committed to ensuring that the funds you have selected are designated to the appropriate country. In the event IDRF receives funds that cannot be designated to the country selected, then please know that the funds will be redirected to support other vulnerable communities that are in urgent need.

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Providing lifesaving dialysis support for those most in need- IDRF’s Guyana Dialysis project

A large percentage of Guyanese residents experience renal problems and require treatment up to three times per week to maintain a decent quality of life. In addition, the kidney and dialysis treatment in hospitals is highly expensive and unaffordable for many, which further exacerbates this health issue.

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Clean Water, Healthy Children

The Situation

The water crisis in Gaza is escalating dangerously resulting in an ongoing struggle to access clean water for nearly 2 million residents. Groundwater pollution caused by high levels of salinity, chloride and nitrogen in addition to contamination of the main water reservoir has led to the spread of many water-borne diseases and illnesses, such as Cholera and Typhoid. The lack of clean water across Gaza is rapidly becoming a leading cause of preventable death. For many Gazans, access to clean water is further challenged by high levels of unemployment, low purchasing power and massive infrastructural damage.

Our Response

IDRF is currently responding to the water crisis in Gaza by providing clean, potable water to 27 schools across the Gaza Strip. Clean water is provided to the schools daily once thoroughly tested by water inspection agencies such as the Ministry of Health and the Palestinian Water Authority. Each school is provided with 1,000 liters of clean water for students to access. This project is currently benefitting 17,335 beneficiaries.

Note: At IDRF we are committed to managing your funds and being accountable to you as our donors with full transparency. To do this, we are committed to ensuring that the funds you have selected are designated to the appropriate country. In the event IDRF receives funds that cannot be designated to the country selected, then please know that the funds will be redirected to support other vulnerable communities that are in urgent need.

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School for Marginalized Children in Malekpore

IDRF, in partnership with Anjuman E Talimul Muslimeen -ATM India, is conducting another phase of our project “School Support Initiative for Marginalized Children” in Malekpore, Surat

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Orphans

The most innocent and vulnerable among us are children. They are the future of the world that we will leave behind

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IDRF Emergency Response Fund

When a disaster strikes, we need to act quickly. Emergency Response Fund enables us to rapidly assess a disaster or conflict situation and immediately respond

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Building homes and providing clean water in rural Pakistan

Residents of Mazar Khan, a rural village in Sindh, Pakistan, still experience the effects of the 2010 and 2011 floods that devastated the country. Unfortunately, the village never received any support to rebuild its infrastructure in the aftermath of these calamities. Mazar Khan is located in District Dadu, an area prone to extreme heat and heavy rains, which makes the need for durable homes critical.

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Spread the Warmth

With winter approaching, poor people in Lebanon and Gaza, Palestine lack basic provisions such as winter clothing, blankets and fuel for heating

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