Idris Nechirvan Idris is a leading philanthropist and environmentalist in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He founded the Rwanga Foundation in 2013 with an ambitious plan to give every child access to quality education. Since then, Rwanga Foundation’s projects and initiatives have expanded to include economic development, youth empowerment, environmental protection and donations to charitable causes. His initiatives and foundation have helped more than three million people, including refugees and displaced people.
Building on his commitment to the environment, Idris Nechirvan’s initiatives are intended to develop local innovative projects that help tackle global climate change as well.
Idris Nechirvan also serves as the chancellor of the University of Kurdistan – Hewler, the first English medium university in Iraq.