BCF and GIZ wrap up ‘Cash for Work’ project


Water supply network provided to 5 villages in Erbil Governorate

A kindergarten was also renovated 


The joint project of the Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) and the German GIZ organization to provide drinking water to 5 villages in Erbil and renovate a kindergarten was concluded on Monday, January 15, 2018.


The BCF, in coordination with the GIZ, launched in November 2017, the project of cash for work in Duhok and Erbil governorates. The project was funded by the German government through BMZ organization and conducted by GIZ in coordination with BCF. The allocated budget for the project in Duhok and Erbil was 805,558,500 Iraqi dinars and provided employment for 384 people. The project took 60 days to finish.


On January 15, 2018, a ceremony was held in Kawraban village in Erbil to announce the end of the project. A photo gallery, showing the steps of the implementation of the project, was also presented.


Apart from extending water supply network to 5 villages in Erbil Governorate, a kindergarten in Kawraban village was renovated as part of the project.


The BCF provided schoolbags and other school supplies to 30 children of the kindergarten.


Moreover, 25 families in Kawraban village benefited from the water supply network.

In Erbil, the participants of the project extended water supply network to the villages of Chawaka, Amokan, Bragh, Kawraban and Biyuki Gawra whose inhabitants had been suffering from lack of drinking water.



The project also created job opportunities for the people in the area. It provided employment to 266 people, 10% of whom were people with special needs.


The total number of the beneficiaries from the project in Erbil reached 2,100.