IRD, a charitable, non-profit, non-governmental organization, focuses its operations in regions of the world that present social, political and technical challenges. IRD specializes in facilitating and supporting assistance that is tailored specifically to those most in need.
IRD works in collaboration with a wide range of organizations in the design and implementation of humanitarian relief and development aid programs, including U.S. and foreign government agencies, bilateral and international donor organizations, international finance organizations, faith-based organizations, advocacy groups, international and local NGOs, and U.S. corporations.
Since 1999, IRD has assisted Indonesians most in need. Through a cross-sectoral, integrated approach, IRD has implemented programs to address issues of food and nutrition, health and hygiene, infrastructure improvement, education, peacefull, democratic governance, and emergency response. Currently, IRD has offices in Jakarta, Banda Aceh, Yogyakarta, Semarang, Palu and Jayapura.