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Andy Chaggar's Search and Work Continues after The Gift


IDV’s CEO Andy Chaggar was recently featured in episode three of The Gift on BBC1.   Read more »

A Rescue Boat for Helen Thompson

IDV is now working with it’s amazing partner in Manila, Buklod Tao, to build a flood Rescue Boat in memory of Helen Thompson. Read more »

IDV's Andy Chaggar featured in The Gift

IDV’s CEO Andy Chaggar was recently featured in episode three of The Gift on BBC1. Andy’s episode aired at 9pm on Tuesday 24 February, 2015. Read more »

Our Future in Tacloban

Since our arrival in November 2013, our volunteers have helped just shy of 8,000 Haiyan survivors get on the road to recovery in Tacloban. Read more »

Maricel's Story

Before Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan), Maricel lived in a wooden house with her husband, Stephan, and her three kids – Princess, Shane and Angel. Maricel was a teacher at the San Agustin school and Stephan, worked as a farmer until he saved up enough to buy a motorbike and begin working as a driver. The family wasn’t rich, but they got by. Then Yolanda struck. Read more »

Getting Shane Back to School

Five year old Shane lives in Tacloban. While typhoon Haiyan’s aftermath was hard on all of Tacloban’s residents, it’s was particularly hard on Shane and his family because Shane is autistic. Read more »

Deployment Extended

We’re delighted to announce that we will be accepting volunteers in Tacloban until at least the end of September. Read more »

Donations Matched: Update!

On April 16th GlobalGiving matched your gifts to the Aram Learning Studio by 50% and you gave an outstanding $6,705! 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 »

£5000 Trade Pounds from Bartercard

Thanks to your votes we’ve been awarded £5,000 Trade Pounds from Bartercard. Read more »