Economic Development fosters lifelong prosperity.
Our Economic Development programs assist women, men, and youth to make a transition from poverty to prosperity and self-reliance. Our vocational programs allow these individuals to learn valuable skills that lead to long-term employment, our work eliminates barriers to job market and leads to a pathway for career success.
Sustainable Farming in Gaza
The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip has left two million residents with very limited access to essential services. The region’s agriculture has faced devastating consequences as a result. Our project will rehabilitate and plant 36 acres of farmland.
Women in Tech
From teaching young women how to build apps to analyzing data using computer programs and algorithms, IDRF’s Tech program creates opportunities to learn important skills and develop a pathway to work in the digital space.
Get Job Ready
Young Canadians face a rapidly changing economy, and most employers are reluctant to hire recent graduates. In our workshops, we work with young grads to strengthen their soft-skills preparing them for the job market.
Salesforce ADM 2O1 Certification
A free program aimed at all individuals who are interested to work within the industry as software developers focused on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems.
Pathways to a Career in Insurance
A program to train young women to work in the finance and insurance industries, launch successful careers and connect with other emerging professionals.
Approximately, 5.9 million people in Somalia need humanitarian assistance. IDRF is providing cash-based interventions for families in need to encourage independence and sustainability.
Donate to IDRF’s Economic
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.
If you would like to donate by cheque, please mail a signed cheque to:
23 Lesmill Rd, Suite 300, North York, ON M3B 3P6
Memo: Economic Development Programs
Every donation will receive a tax receipt by email upon donation.