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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 the storm’s aftermath has been hard on all of Tacloban’s residents, it’s been 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 »

Cook for Good

Starting in February, you'll be able to take Thai cooking classes in London to help raise money for IDV's work in response to Haiyan. Read more »

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 »

$115,000 for Haiyan Response

We would like to extend a huge thank you to GlobalGiving for awarding IDV with three grants in support of our Super Typhoon Haiyan response! Together, these grants have provided $115,000 for our work in Tacloban. These funds will help us invest in livelihoods, rebuild homes, provide aid and a great deal more.  Read more »