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IDRF providing urgent relief in India in response to deadly COVID outbreak

India continues to struggle with one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19 in the world, with more than 27 million people infected and over 300,000 people dead by the beginning of June. At its peak infection rate in mid-May, India was home to more than half of the...

IDRF enters next phase of Palestinian relief effort

IDRF has entered the second phase of our relief effort in Palestine by working to provide water distribution, psychosocial support,  reconstruction of destroyed homes and schools throughout Gaza. This latest phase builds on our initial response which provided...

Resham’s Story

Resham is a unique girl in her village of Hemaram in rural Pakistan. Why? She went to school. Not just grades 1 to 5. She completed all 10 years of schooling. Resham remembers: "My extended family and fellow villagers do not think about education. They also don’t like...

Laura Buckley’s Perseverance

Laura Buckley has faced hardships: After six years as a senior clerk at a digital media firm, her employer eliminated her position in a round of cutbacks. Around the same time, she discovered she was pregnant. Soon Laura became a single mother who needed to earn an...