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Pass the Plate

Ramadan 2020 Every year Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan by fasting from sunrise to sunset. Unfortunately for hundreds of thousands of families, they will not get the chance to spend this spiritual time in a warm home with nutritious food to break their fast. The number of people fleeing war, …

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Breast Cancer Screenings

UMR partnered with the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA) and has been participating in medical campaigns to spread awareness and provide medical care in Sudan. Earlier last month, UMR sent a group of physicians to hospitals and medical clinics in Sudan to educate women about preventative care for breast cancer, treatments, and more. Additionally, …

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Housing Project

UMR has successfully constructed 27 new shelters in Sudan! A few months ago, a few areas in Sudan endured conflict that left many people without homes. UMR traveled to the affected towns to build shelters and rooms for families whose homes were destroyed.

Hearing Aid

Key Facts & Figures  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss, 34 million of these are children. Over 900 million people will have disabling hearing loss by 2050. About 20% of people who have hearing loss require hearing aids are in developing countries. Unaddressed hearing loss poses …

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Winterization

Funding shortfalls continue to threaten hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan. According to UNHCR, Jordan alone has more than 600,000 registered Syrian refugees spread in five camps. Even though Syrian refugee families receive $218 monthly from UNHCR, but it is still not enough to cover their expenses. Therefore, UMR continues its annual winterization …

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Adopt a Village Project (AVP)

Wajir County, Kenya – Facts and Figures Population: 661,941 people Among the most underdeveloped regions in northern Kenya Inhabitants concentrated in four villages (Bulla Elmi, Bulla Abdiaziz 1, Bulla Abdiaziz 2, and Bulla Hareri) are ethnic Somalis. Main economic activity: Pastoralism and some agro-pastoralism. Over 70% of the population derive their livelihood chiefly from livestock …

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Winterization

Jordan Funding shortfalls continue to threaten hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan. According to UNHCR, Jordan alone has more than 600,000 registered Syrian refugees spread in five camps. Even though Syrian refugee families receive $218 monthly from UNHCR, but it is still not enough to cover their expenses. Therefore, UMR continues its annual …

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Jasmine Project

2.8 million people have had to flee from the civil war in Syria—nearly 4/5 of them being women and children. They have faced dramatic changes in every part of their lives, particularly involving their roles in their community. For women, life as a refugee has meant becoming the primary breadwinner and caretaker, fending for themselves …

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iFuture

More than 28,000 Palestinian refugees[1] live in Irbid refugee camp, one of four camps established in Jordan as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The camp quickly became a new home to hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who flee their homes due to the ongoing Syrian civil war. According to the FaFo report of …

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Medical Shipments

UMR boasts a strong medical gifts-in-kind supply chain. We work with private medical providers to procure medical supplies ranging from disposables such as gloves, bandages, and prescription medications to equipment critical to the success of a healthcare institution such as x-ray and ultrasound machines. This is a critical tool for capacity building of hospitals as …

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