A kindergarten for 130 refugee children in Erbil

by Asociacion Cultural para el Desarrollo Integral, A.C.D.I. Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified

Summary

In front of the humanitarian emergency that is shaking Middle East end Europe, ACDI canalises founds to support a kindergarten build by AVSI Foundation in Iraq.

$1,600
total raised
10
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

Sirian war caused a deep humanitarian crisis that affect Middle East and Europe. In terms of number of refugees, Iraq is one of the most compromised country. Nawadays, there are more than 3 millions "Internally Displaced People", the majority of them are Christians who escaped from ISIS persecutions. Between them there are thousand of children, the most vulnerable victims of this war.

Solution

This project is aimed to support AVSI Foundation's action in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan, where AVSI built a kindergarten together with Caritas Iraq and the Patriarchy Caldeo. Nowadays, 130 children attend to "La casa del bambino Gesu", thanks to cure of a group of dominican nuns, who take care of their education, alimentation and health. This initiative its aimed to give this children the possibility to grow-up with education, seeing it as a key factor to build a better future.

Long-Term Impact

AVSI Fundation can be identified as an organization that looks always after development, even if it's facing a humanitarian crisis. Material assistance has not impact in the long therm, so it's necessary to invest on something different, in the case on Education, "because education is the only hope for future generations". Since ACDI supports this position and pretend to face the emergency by distance, it decided to rise 5.000 euros in order to pay the school fee for 50 children during a year.

Resources

http:/​/​www.acdi.org.ar
The initiative carried on by AVSI Foundation

Organization Information

Asociacion Cultural para el Desarrollo Integral, A.C.D.I.

Location: Santa Fe - Argentina
Website: http:/​/​www.acdi.org.ar
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @PadrinosAcdi
Project Leader:
martina vismara
Santa Fe, Argentina

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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