SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH INNOVATION
What is EFD?
EFD is a charity organisation with innovation as a primary tool. EFD starts where other aid organisations ends.
EFD is an independent non-profit NGO, a non-governmental organisation with headquarters in Sweden. We are working on practical solutions to real problems in the areas of water and sanitation, health, energy and education. We do it for the long term, to improve the living standards of people in vulnerable areas and thus reduce the need for outside help.
EFD stands for Engineering for Development. It is both our name and what we do. We work project based, with a fundamental promise that 100% of every penny donated goes straight into the current project.
Here you can read more about that promise, our working model, and take part of our ongoing projects
EFD are engaged in life enhancing projects in some of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Here you can take part of our ongoing projects.
In total there are approx. 3 million refugees in Iraq. The majority of these are in Northern Iraq and are mostly women and children. There is a great need to normalize everyday life, not least in terms of education, therefore we want to ensure that children get better conditions for their studies.Read more
According to UNHCR, about 1.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in northern Iraq. Most of the refugees are children, because half of the Iraqi population is under 18 years. A majority of the refugees are suffering from life-threatening dehydration and diarrhea. Today there are effective and simple solutions to treat dehydration, in the form of oral rehydration.Read more
When you donate money to one of our projects, our main promise to you is that every penny you donate fully goes to that project. Never to other projects, never to cover overhead costs or unforeseen expenses. 100% straight into the project – always! We have chosen to organise ourselves so that project financing is independent of the ongoing financing of EFDs´ organisation.