News Archive 2013

Bosnia and Herzegovina: "The Power of Knowledge" - Launch of a new e-learning platform for mine victims

SARAJEVO – On Thursday, 24 October 2013, HOPE’87 Bosnia and Herzegovina organized the promotion of the first e-learning platform for the mine victims in Bosnia and Herzegovina, under the title "The Power of Knowledge" (in Bosnian: Moć znanja).

Humanitarian Aid: HOPE for the flood victims in Pakistan

The project “HOPE for the flood victims” was successfully completed in 8 months between 1st of October 2010 and 31st of May 2011 achieving all the targets and objectives.

Support programme for youth and street children in Ghana

HOPE’87 in cooperation with Don Bosco has been actively involved in improving the living conditions of street children in Ghana but especially their access to education by supporting deprived children not able to afford basic education in formal schools. In this respect, four Vacation Camps were organised in different parts of the Sunyani and Odumase Townships allowing a creative and varied space for addressing deficiencies in the children’s academic syllabus. Games and animated activities ensured a pleasant learning atmosphere.

Austrian NGOs demand a political commitment to support development co-operation and humanitarian aid

On the occasion of the beginning coalition negotiations, the 46 Austrian member organisations of the advocacy campaign "Mir wurscht...?" gathered in front of the Austrian Parliament to urge the future government of Austria to renew their commitment to support development co-operation and humanitarian aid.

“Es mi casa” Support for children with special needs in San Francisco de Mostazal

Thanks to donations from “WIGWAM Reisen (Germany)“ and the “Foundation Trekking Chile”, whichis the Chilean partner of HOPE’87 and the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need, the project “Es mi casa” in San Francisco de Mostazal, which is situated 60 km south of Santiago de Chile, could be completed trained in handicrafts that can be useful if they want to set foot in the working world.

Capacity building for habitat improvement in the Hindu Kush – Tajikistan and Pakistan

The project’s specific objective was to contribute to an improved and safer habitat in disaster prone areas of GBAO and Northern Pakistan by habitat improvement initiatives.