News Archive 2016

Emergency relief for victims of a massive windstorm in Bhutan

In Bhutan, hundreds of houses, schools, government buildings and historic temples were destroyed within nine dzongkhags of southern Bhutan when a massive windstorm hit the country on Saturday, April 4th 2015. Roofs were blown off, windows were broken, countless trees were felled and the wind damaged many valuable belongings and cars. The crops being grown in the fields were left damaged and the local people at the affected districts were left without proper shelter.

Base Brasil

The situation for children in Brazil is far from being easy. Children struggle to survive in everyday life due to an inaccessible education system and high unemployment rates. About 60% of all youth is unemployed and has only low-level education. Additionally, Brazil has a very high crime rate, especially concerning crime against children and youth.The country ranked 4th in the international statistics about homicide of children and youth. In 2010, 8,686 children and youth got killed, which are 24 each day.

Extraordinary General Assembly: 8th of March 2016

All members of HOPE'87 are cordially invited to the Extraordinary General Assembly on 8th of March 2016 from 2pm - 4pm at the Bundeskanzleramt. RSVP

HOPE Centre for Human Development

The project focuses on providing an effective training program for the professional growth of the teachers and enhancing student learning outcomes in public, non-profit and low cost private school sector in Pakistan. The project is co-financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation and forms part of a larger program approach.

Preserving Equal Citizenship / Pakistan

The project “Preserving Equal Citizenship in Pakistan focuses on encouraging the formulation and adoption of a strategy on religious tolerance and its large-scale acceptance among youth in Pakistan. The project is co-financed by ECHO, ADC and HOPE’87.

Inauguration of the Collège d'Enseignement Moyen (CEM, highschool) in Médina Chérif/Senegal

On January 14th HOPE’87 inaugurated with 500 cheering and laughing students a brandnew C.E.M. (College d’Enseignement Moyen), a highschool, in Medina Chérif, Département Kolda, in the Casmance in the South of Senegal.

Audience with the President of the Republic of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall

Together with UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr  Ute Ohoven, Ms Claudia Jerger, Vice President of the YOU Foundation-Education for Children in Need (Düsseldorf), Dr Robert Omagbemi of ZF Friedrichshafen (Germany) and HOPE’87-Senegal Country Representative Boubacar Mané, the HOPE’87 Secretary General, Mr Rober