Category Archives: Deliveries

  • Neighborhood House

    Posted on May 29, 2014 by Karla in Deliveries, Local Projects.

    In September of 2009, Global Backpack Project partnered with Neighborhood House to deliver backpacks and school supplies to children of SW Portland. “Neighborhood House works with hundreds of low income children and their families each year. We know families who have been homeless; kids who don’t get enough to eat over the weekends because family […]

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  • Cyprus Delivery

    Posted on May 29, 2014 by Karla in Cyprus, Deliveries.

    Famagusta, CYPRUS Global Backpack Project partnered with the Psychology Department at Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) to deliver backpacks and school supplies to a school for children with special needs. Former Indigo Traders employee and current psychology instructor at EMU, Ariel Ladum, spearheaded the partnership. “The Psychology Department at Eastern Mediterranean University has built a relationship […]

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  • Jordan Delivery

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by Karla in Deliveries, Jordan.

    For decades, Jordan has absorbed refugees from neighboring war-torn countries. This has overburdened its infrastructure and challenged its political and economic system. Unemployment and population growth continue to rise. Last year, Rewa, Rand and Ranim’s father lost his job and could no longer afford basic necessities for the family. Recently, former Indigo Traders’ employee Matthew […]

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  • Turkey Delivery

    Posted on May 28, 2014 by Karla in Deliveries, Turkey.

    On a recent trip to Turkey, Samir Naser of Indigo Traders delivered backpacks and school supplies to children in Denizli, a town with a rich history of textile-making. Denizli and the surrounding area suffered an earthquake only a week before Samir’s visit. Much of the town was damaged by the quake. The backpacks and school […]

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