Trees Planting Campaign on World Earth Day

Trees Planting Campaign on World Earth Day

In the occasion of World Earth Day and to promoting environmental awareness, today, on April 22, Civil Development Organization-CDO and Rwanga Foundation in cooperation with Bazyan Municipality held Trees Planting Campaign.

In presence of Bazyan Mayor, representative of governorate, CDO and Rwanga staffs Trees Planting Campaign has started. The campaign last for 5 days which 1000 trees are going to be plant 600 in Bazyan and 400 in Halabja.

Implementing this campaign is to expand green area and promoting environmental awareness in the area and would help in increasing the green space in Bazyan and reminding the community about risks and consequences caused by air pollution.

According to a recent assessment %32 of the factories in Iraq are located in Sulaymaniyah Governorate, and %80 of those factories are located in Bazyan Area. World Earth Day celebrated annually since 2009 from entire world, many activities would be conducted.

Kurdistan Environment Day

Kurdistan Environment Day

On April 16 which is Kurdistan Environment Day under the slogan of “Environment is Life”, Civil Development Organization-CDO in cooperation with Halabja Directorate of Education, conducted several different activities supervised by teachers of 25 schools of “Tawela, Byara, Khurmal, Sirwan, Halabja”.

Each school conducted activities supervised by teachers such as theater, plant sapling, holding seminars for students and cleaning their schools and streets, in order to raise awareness of the students to save their environment and teach them saving environment is responsibility of all of us.

Darbandikhan CDO Office Conducts a Seminar

Darbandikhan CDO Office Conducts a Seminar

On April 11, a seminar conducted at Darbandikhan Civil Development Organization-CDO Office Hall by “Sarwar Qaradaghy” for a number of young women about how to save environment and its pollution causes, in order to build a healthy environment.

Environment is life

Environment is life

On April 13, Civil Development Organization in cooperation with Halabja Directorate of Education held one day training course for teachers of Halabja at Burhan School Hall.

Environment of Kurdistan and causes of pollution were subjects of the training.

25 teachers of “Tawela, Byara, Khurmal, Sirwan and Halabja” were taken apart in the training as a preparation for Kurdistan Environment Day to deliver the information to their students through different activities.

The training was delivered by Wali Khalid and Star Nimat.

CDO and Sketch Group Conduct a Workshop for Social Workers

CDO and Sketch Group Conduct a Workshop for Social Workers

On April 3-4, Civil Development Organization -CDO in cooperation with Sketch Kurdish Impro Group conducted a workshop by professional trainer-Karukh Ahmed, for social workers and those who deal directly with the various cases in the organization.

The aim of the workshop was to combine improvisational theatre and social work to support the beneficiaries, provide them more assistance and make them feel they are important individuals in the society.   

The importance of using this method is that for few minutes it separates them and isolates them from outside world, everyone’s focus would be on the workshop; together they have lots of joy and fun.

Beside indirectly they will learn to accept the suggestions and help of the therapist in the form of gain and apply it to everyday life.

They will learn to have reaction toward the events that happen around them and look at the things from different perspective.

The social workers have to be able to make decision and act according to the situation in the field.

This type of workshop help the social workers have more confident in their abilities.

World Health Day

World Health Day

On April 7, under the slogan of “Health for Everyone and provide for Everyone” World Health Day Celebrated, at Sulaymaniyah Directorate of Health.

Sulaymaniyah Directorate of Health and World Health Organization in cooperation with Civil Development Organization-CDO and other civil organizations, in presence of Health Minister and general director of Kurdistan Region non-Governmental Organization-NGO, celebrated World Health Day.

The event started with announcing GBS vaccination campaign which last for 5 days, then Minister of Health gave a speech about the day, after that students of Hawraman School held a number of awareness activities and performed songs.

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April.