Please Wait
< All News

IHH Opens Wells in Forgotten Places in Africa

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation opened 60 new wells in Sudan’s Darfur region. Moreover the foundation is garead up to open 30 more wells in the area bordering Chad which was never visited by any relief organization.

One in ten people in the world does not have access to clean water. Drought, poverty, and fast growth of population along with pollution threaten the clean water resources. Billions of people have no access to potable water, which results in a surge in epidemic diseases.

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation continues to work toward offering millions of people deprived of water access to clean healthy water.  To this end the foundation primarily works to open wells in areas needy of water.

In conjunction with campaign for opening wells, IHH opened 60 new wells in Darfur’s western region, Umshalaya. Aound 24.000 Africans will benefit from the wells sponsored by charitable donors.

acilan-su-kuyulari-2.jpg

Kabar: No Organization Has Ever Stepped There

IHH Well Projects Coordinatory Celil Özatamer who traveled to the region to facilitate the opening ceremonies of the wells said, “With these sixty new wells we have now reached to 300 wells opened and opearated by IHH in Sudan.” Celil Özatamer noted that they will not stop at 60 and they they have traveled to Kabar area 30 kilometres off the Chad border to identify the suitable spots to open thirty more new wells. He concluded that:  

“No relief foundation had ever visited nor carried out any relief activity in Kabar area struggling with drought. In order to get water locals are going off to Chad border, which takes a 4-hour ride on the donkey plus 4-hour on the way back that is in total 8-hour journey. On top of that they have to wait in the line for hours in front of the well due to the huge number of many like them. When we told the locals that we are gearing up to open new wells in their region their happiness was a touching sight to see. With the support of donors we will hopefully put in service 30 new wells in the region..”

cad-siniri-1.jpg

New Projects Coming Up

IHH teams also preparing to rebuild bamboo made mosques, schools and health centres that they came across during their feasibility excursion in order to identify the spots for new wells. IHH Projects Technical Audit Coordinator Ahmet Küçükkahveci commented that they are planning to carry out these projects upon the request of the local people and with the support of the donors.

Among the projects lined up there is a agriculture school project that will help the local people to become self-sufficient in the long run.

img_2382-kopya.jpg

Ninety More Wells to Africa

IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation is also working on opening forty new wells in Somalia, where there is severe drought, ten wells in Kenya, twenty wells in Ethiopia and ten wells in Djibouti.

cad-siniri-2.jpg

Humanitarian Relief Kategorisine Son Eklenen Haberler

IV Drips Supply for Idlib
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation supplied vital IV drip to Idlip hospitals where was under heavy air strike for the last two weeks.
04.01.2018
Winter Aid to 20 Thousand Orphans
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation provided 20 thousand orphans living in Turkey and Syria, where the civil war continues, with aid consisting of winter clothing with the support of our donators.
28.12.2017
Humanitarian Aid to 9 Thousand Somalians
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation delivered aid to 9 thousand Somalians that migrated to the capital Mogadishu following the drought that began in the first months of 2017.
26.12.2017

LATEST NEWS

  • Assad Regime Hit Orphanage in Eastern Ghouta
    22.02.2018
    The orphanage of IHH and Zakat House Foundation of Kuwait attacked by Assad regime planes. A child died and one of the teachers was injured.
  • Visit from Minister Kurtulmuş to IHH in Bangladesh
    07.02.2018
    Minister of Culture and Tourism Numan Kurtulmuş and his accompanying team visited the Coordination Center, which IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation has opened in Bangladesh after the Arakan crisis, to get information about the work.
  • Hot Meals for the Oppressed in Gaza
    05.02.2018
    The Mavi Marmara Martyrs Soup Kitchen opened by IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation in 2016, continues to provide the food needs to the oppressed people in Gaza.
  • Winter Donation for the Orphans of Tunisia
    18.01.2018
    IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation delivered donations to 200 families who have orphans in regards to winter aid.
  • Aid for Aggrieved People of Libya
    15.01.2018
    IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation has delivered aid as winter blankets to refugee camp where people of Tawergha residents who were forced to leave their home seven years ego.