News Archive 2020

AcCESS project: Reopening of schools in Pakistan in the context of the COVID-19 crisis

In Pakistan, the schools reopened on the 30th of September 2020 to welcome the students after a gap of more than six months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Only half of the children attend the classes on alternate days of the week.

AcCESS project: Pakistani schools in the context of the COVID-19 crisis

In response to COVID-19, the government of Pakistan closed down all educational institutions from March 2020 until 14th September, 2020. The federal minister for education announced to re-open the country’s educational institutions in various phases from 15th September, 2020 to 30th September, 2020 if the situation allows to do so.

Launching of a new recycling project for environmental protection in Mali and Burkina Faso

Mali and Burkina Faso, two neighboring countries, are marked by a developing economy with over 40% of the population living below the poverty line estimated at US$1.90 per day. 

Paving a New Path

Revolutions take place in a society that no longer wants to follow the enforced traditions of their previous generations. These changes can be as small as enrolling the young children in a school where they are able to pave a new path for the future. 

OPEC meeting: The Secretary General of HOPE'87 and the Chairman of HOPE'87 met with the Director-General of the OPEC Fund

Yesterday the new Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development, Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa, welcomed the delegation of our Chairman and Director of the Department of Coordination, Economy, Labour Market and Energy of the Federal Chancellery of Austria, Ministerial Counsellor Norbert Feldhofer, and Secretary General of HOPE'87, Mr Robert Ottitsch, to the OFID premises in Vienna.

Launching of a new project in combat of negative effects of Covid-19 in Burkina Faso

With the beginning of July HOPE’87 in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) started implementing a humanitarian aid project in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Update on the poultry farm in Mali

As the poultry farm project is evolving and the prosperous egg production is continuing, the United Teams - the strategic alliance of the YOU Foundation and HOPE’87 would like to update its audience on new developments of the project entitled “Renforcement de Capacité et création de revenus pour les petits fermiers au Burkina Faso et au Mali”.

Update on sports in promotion of peace

While promoting peace and solidarity at the border of Mali and Burkina Faso, HOPE’87, as part of the United Teams- the strategic alliance of the YOU Foundation (Germany) and HOPE’87 (Austria), has been working on numerous educational and income-generating projects since 2008.

UN World Day Against Child Labour - Update on the Milon Night School

In light of the upcoming UN World Day Against Child Labour on 12th of June, HOPE’87 would like to celebrate the Milon Night School project in Bangladesh, Dhaka. This project initiated an educational programme for underprivileged children such as street and working children by providing them with basic education in evening classes.

For a very special person...Tamar Oppenheimer

On June 9th we are remembering for the eleventh time the eternal departure of the co-founder of our organisation HOPE’87, our mentor and friend, 

Ms Tamar Oppenheimer, O.C., UN Assistent Secretary General, Director of UNOV, Member of the Order of Canada and Senior Advisor of HOPE’87.

Pages