News Archive 2019

Plastic into school tables: a recycling project in Mali and Burkina Faso

Managing plastic waste in poor countries like Mali and Burkina Faso remains a top priority, as it improves the populations’ living conditions and their development. This first plastic waste recycling project for HOPE'87 Burkina Faso was not easy in its implementation due to arising difficulties in the technique of recycling plastic waste. Thus, a technique that mainstreams environment protection throughout its process was implemented, which was an opportunity for the project to wipe out polluting activities and boost the positive effects of waste recycling.

Results achieved through the YES Center Hanoi project

YES Center Hanoi- a youth empowerment through skills training project of HOPE’87 in cooperation with the YOU Foundation- Education for Children in Need and ADRA… more than 1.000 students joined the workplace skills training classes… enjoy the video about tailoring, cooking, bartending, cosmetics and beauty care, communication, disaster risk reduction, entrepreneurship and life skills...

A small fund with a big impact…

The Batwa are an indigenous ethnic group belonging to the pygmy people and make up about 1 % of the Burundian population. Widely accepted as the first inhabitants of the region, they have lost their traditional hunting and gathering grounds due to land grabbing.

Access for out of school Children to Education & Safe Schools (AcCESS)

The aim of the "Access for Out of School Children to Education and Safe Schools in Pakistan (AcCESS)" project is to improve access to quality education in emergencies, other situations of violence and early recovery phases.

A visit to the Rohingya Refugee Camp by HOPE’87 Secretary General Robert Ottitsch...

In late August 2017, a mass influx of Rohingya refugees arrived from the Rakhine State of Myanmar into Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. About 1.5 million refugees are currently living in the Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas in Cox’s Bazar, a district bordering Myanmar where the main border crossing points are located.

Mobile Quality Schools (MQS) in Bangladesh

The main purpose of the Mobile Quality School project is to convey quality formal education at primary school level to most vulnerable and disadvantaged working children and children who dropped out of school in the areas of Dhaka and Chittagong - on the basis of equity, quality, inclusivity, affordability, cost effectiveness and financial sustainablity. The project aims at contributing to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children through quality education.

United Teams: HOPE’87 and the YOU Foundation’s strategic alliance on an evaluation mission in Bangladesh

From 4th of November to 11th of November Robert Ottitsch, SG of HOPE’87 and Ms Claudia Jerger, Vice President of the YOU Foundation-Education for Children in Need, accompanied by HOPE’87-Bangladesh Country Director, Mr Rezaul Karim, carried out an evaluation mission to Dhaka, Saidpur, Tangail and Cox’s Bazar.

HOPE'87 General Assembly 2019

On 15th of October 2019, the HOPE'87 General Assembly took place at the Hofburg in Vi

HOPE'87 General Assembly 2019

The annual HOPE'87 General Assembly will be held on the 15th of October 2019 from 3-4 PM at the Hofburg, conference room 1, entrance Ballhausplatz 1, 1010 Vienna.

New intern at HOPE'87! :)

Our new intern Claire Kim is joining Hope'87 for this fall/winter. She is from Seoul, Korea, but currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.