Dispatches from the Field

Sindh Province, Pakistan

Community Support Makes New School Construction Possible in Pakistan

Blumont’s Community Mobilization Program (CMP), an initiative under the USAID-funded Sindh Basic Education Program, helped secure a community land donation for the construction of a high shcool in Bakhshan Chakrani, Pakistan. Watch the video below to learn more about the school and it’s significance to the community.
Khalidiya Camp 11, Iraq

IRD Helps Coordinate Life-Saving Surgery for Child Refugee

International Relief and Development (IRD) has helped a displaced family find treatment for their 7-year-old child in Al Khalidiya Camp 11 in Iraq. Before IRD and their partners stepped in, the family could not afford to have their child undergo life-saving surgery for a heart defect that he was born with.