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Volunteers Needed in Tacloban

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to your generosity over the festive season and the support of GlobalGiving, we are now launching a full volunteer deployment in Tacloban. Read more »

Helen Thompson Memorial Fund

28 year old teacher Helen Thompson was fundraising for IDV when she died tragically from a blood clot in December 2013. Read more »

Donations Matched

On April 16th starting at 12pm EST (5pm British Summer time), GlobalGiving will matched your gifts to the Aram Learning Studio by 50%. The school’s founder, Charina, recently wrote this letter expressing her gratitude for IDV’s help re-opening the school and asking for our on-going support. Read more »

Featured projects

Home Building

Since mid February, IDV Volunteers in Tacloban have had the honour of supporting Filipino NGO Gawad Kalinga's (GK) work building permanent homes for survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan. On February 25th, we helped complete one of the first, if not the very first, permanent home to be rebuild in the wake of typhoon Haiyan. Read more »

English in Mind Institute

The English in Mind Institute (EIM) teaches English as a vocational skill to more than 150 adult students who attend weekly classes. Read more »

The Aram Learning Studio

The Aram Learning Studio was founded by Filipino mom Charina after her own son, Shane, was diagnosed with autism at the age of two. Read more »