as described at in the heart of it's origin in Ethiopia,
The form of territorial based voluntary community association in order to use it as assurances for the time of mourning. The main primary object is to help members in time of difficulties such as the death of Idir's member or his/her family member. Membership is based on an initial fee and dependent on monthly payments.
Idir members are required to attend funerals and must always be ready to help. Idir can be established by a community or village, at the work place, or among friends and family.
IDIR in Sydney
Sydney's Idir established in year 2010 by a group of people who realized the special need of this organization for mutual assistance to one another.
- Provide assistance in paying for the funeral ceremony.
- Accompanying Idir's member who is in time of mourning and looking after funeral gusts.
- Provide cooperative assistance for the member who is seriously ill to minimize the pressure of him/her daily routine.
- Organize events in order to bring the community together.