Dispatches

Dispatches from the Field

Qahtaniyeh, Syria

Homestead Vegetable Gardens Project Generates Income for Vulnerable Family

The seven-year conflict in Syria has crippled crops and livestock production and destroyed agricultural assets worth over 16 billion dollars. To help ease this financial burden, Blumont implemented the Homestead Vegetable Gardens (HVG) project and provided seeds, agricultural tools, water tanks, rainwater harvesting systems (RHS), and drip irrigation systems (DIS) to villages in need.
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Za'atari Camp, Jordan

Blumont/IRD Brings Peace and Sport to Za’atari Camp

In coordination with UNHCR and Peace and Sport, Blumont/IRD’s team in Za’atari Camp planned and set up workshops and events to celebrate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6. Taking the reins and even working on their day off, Blumont/IRD staff went above and beyond to ensure a seamless day to observe and promote the power of sport in peace and development.
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