International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

At IDV we believe that to provide meaningful relief and reconstruction assistance to disaster affected communities around the world we have to do more than reconstruct buildings. We need to understand and address the factors that made a community vulnerable to the disaster in the first place. Our work will be organised with these factors in mind so we can effect change that far outlives our presence.
School Supplies for Chadani after the Earthquakes
 
Chadani is seven and she's a survivor of two Nepal earthquakes. Chadani lives with her mother and sisters in Bhaktapur. Chadani's school was badly damaged in the first earthquake and Chadani lost all of her school supplies and books. This means she's struggling to learn. Chadani wants to be a teacher when she's older, but if she can't receive a quality education her dreams will be lost. With your help, we'll provide Chadani with school supplies and give her back the education she deserves. project reportread updates from the field
Send Carol to 5th Grade!
 
Before the earthquake 14 year old Carol lived with her sister, but after the earthquake destroyed their home, Carol's sister could no longer care for her. She was sent to an orphanage. Despite the challenges she's faced, Carol is an ambitious girl. She wants to be a nurse so that she can help others the way they've helped her. Donors like you have already provided the funding we need to keep Carol in school throughout 2013. With your help, she'll keep learning when she starts 5th grade in 2014! project reportread updates from the field
$300 to Send Negline to School for a Year
 
At just five, Negline has already lost her home in the earthquake and experienced extreme poverty. Her mother, Frantzcia, can only find occasional work washing clothing, so she can't afford to send Negline to school. She knows that without an education, Negline will be plagued by the same poverty which has affected her - that's why she enrolled Negline in our scholarship programme. With your help we'll give Negline the education she needs for a bright future. project reportread updates from the field
Hot Meals for Evacuees like Pina
 
Pina is 56. She lives with her husband and four children in a poorly constructed house near a riverbank. Every year there are floods, and Pina's house has been affected several times in her life. During floods Pina and her family have to spend days sleeping on the floor of an evacuation centre. With your help, we'll be there to provide hot meals and emergency supplies during those floods. project reportread updates from the field
A Year of Meals for Wilson
 
This project will provide a year of nutritious food for seven year old Wilson. Wilson was brought to the orphanage by his grandparents. They made the difficult choice to give him up because they couldn't feed or educate Wilson, and they wanted him to have a bright future. Wilson is on the orphanage's best students - he simply loves school. Nutritious food is key to keeping him strong, healthy and learning. project reportread updates from the field
Give Wisly a year of nutritious food!
 
This project will provide a year of nutritious food for Wisly. 11 year old Wisly's dad died in the earthquake, leaving his mom to look after ten children. She couldn't provide for them, so she abandoned Wisly and two of his brothers at the orphanage. Wisley is one of the orphanage's most out-going kids - he LOVES posing for photos. He's also doing really well in school. But without nutritious meals to keep him growing, Wisly's future will be bleak. project reportread updates from the field
Send Wilkenson to 5th Grade!
 
Wilkenson's mother died before the earthquake, and his father died of cholera in 2010. He was left living on the streets until a friend of his family brought him to an orphanage. When he arrived, Wilkenson had never been to school before. Because of donors like you, we've been able to fund a year of school for Wilkenson in 2013. With your help, we'll send him to the 5th grade in 2014! Wilkenson loves to go to school - and he's thriving! He wants to be a doctor when he grows up. project reportread updates from the field
Send Chinaidine to School for a Year
 
This project will provide a full year of education for Chinaidine. Chinaidine's mother was unable to meet her basic needs because of poverty, so she was forced to abandon Chinaidine at the HTDC orphanage. Today, Chinaidine is one of the orphanage's most social children - a real social bee! With your help, we'll be able to provide her with the education she needs to build a secure future. project reportread updates from the field
Send Chanini to School for a Year
 
This project will provide a full year of education for Chanini. 8 year old Chanini was cared for by her grandmother before the earthquake along with 9 other kids. But after the earthquake, their grandmother couldn't afford to care for the 10 children in her care, so she gave Chanini to the orphanage. Chanini loves to sing and dance, and she looks forward to school every day. With your help, we'll be able to provide her with the education she needs to build a secure future. project reportread updates from the field
$350 to send Wilson to School for a Year!
 
This project will provide a year of education for eight year old Wilson. Wilson was brought to the orphanage by his grandparents. They made the difficult choice to give him up because they couldn't feed or educate Wilson, and they wanted him to have a bright future. Wilson is one the orphanage's best students - he simply loves school. Education is Wilson's ticket to a bright future! With your help, we'll be able to provide him with the education he needs to build a secure future. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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