News Archive 2017

A home for the children of Ouakam, Phase II

The Keur Joyce Giraud kindergarten is located in a poor area of Ouakam, a district of the capital Dakar and was renovated and equipped in previous years with financial support of the YOU Foundation - Education for Children in Need. The new phase involved the construction and equipment of two classrooms on a new second floor of the existing infrastructure.

A home for the children of Ouakam, Phase I

The Keur Joyce Giraud kindergarten is located in a poor area of Ouakam, a district of the capital Dakar and has been renovated and equipped in previous years with financial support of the YOU Foundation - Education for Children in Need. The new phase involved the construction and equipment of two classrooms on a new second floor of the existing infrastructure.

Give them a Chance: socio-educational integration of highly vulnerable children in Petit-Goâve/ Haiti

Haiti has an illiteracy rate of 47.1%, making education a key to development, social transformation and breaking the cycle of poverty. Although the government launched a free primary education program in 2011, the most vulnerable children have not benefited from this reform. With public schools accounting for less than 20% of schools in the country, access remains extremely limited.

Give them a chance

Haiti has an illiteracy rate of 47.1%, making education a key to development, social transformation and breaking the cycle of poverty. Although the government launched a free primary education program in 2011, the most vulnerable children have not benefited from this reform. With public schools accounting for less than 20% of schools in the country, access remains extremely limited.

ECHO Soudure - Prevention of under-nutrition through food assistance and nutrition, an ECHO financed humanitarian aid project

The most recent food crisis impacting agro-pastoralists in the Sahel region led to the ECHO response plan of the 2016 Humanitarian Implementation Plan for Burkina Faso (“ECHO-Soudure”), covering the Oudalan province and provinces in the East and Centre-Nord regions. It is an emergency aid action financed by DG ECHO and led by a set of NGOs including the Sahel Consortium under the leadership of OXFAM, within a common framework of action comprising Christian Aid, Danish Refugees Council, GVC, HOPE’87, OCADES, SOS Sahel, Action against Hunger and Save the Children.

ECHO Soudure

The most recent food crisis impacting agro-pastoralists in the Sahel region led to the ECHO response plan of the 2016 Humanitarian Implementation Plan for Burkina Faso (“ECHO-Soudure”), covering the Oudalan province and provinces in the East and Centre-Nord regions. It is an emergency aid action financed by DG ECHO and led by a set of NGOs including the Sahel Consortium under the leadership of OXFAM, within a common framework of action comprising Christian Aid, Danish Refugees Council, GVC, HOPE’87, OCADES, SOS Sahel, Action against Hunger and Save the Children.

HOPE’87 – unbezahltes Volontariat

Wie lange?

Mindestdauer: 6 Monate: 2 Tage/ pro Woche (ca. 350 Stunden)

Wo?

HOPE’87, eine österreichische Initiative, wurde als Antwort auf das Internationale Jugendjahr der Vereinten Nationen gegründet.

HOPE’87 ist eine Organisation, die praktisch und effizient junge Leute weltweit beratend und finanziell unterstützt, ihre eigenen Ideen für kleine, regional entwickelte Projekte auf den Gebieten Ausbildung, Landwirtschaft, Handwerk und Dienstleistung zu verwirklichen.

Building community resilience to disaster by promoting and mainstreaming disaster risk management (DRM) and climate adaption initiatives

Globally, disasters are occurring at an alarming frequency and with increased severity, especially in Asia. Along with climate change related crises, disasters create humanitarian and development challenges. Around the world, the number and severity of disasters has grown and Nepal is no exception.

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