Bangladesh: Children & Sports Project successfully completed!

 Swim for your lives. Every year some areas of Bangladesh suffer from severe floods and mudslides. Nevertheless, many Bangladeshi children do not know how to swim and therefore are potential victims to drowning.

Secretary General Robert Ottitsch on mission to Senegal

HOPE’87 Secretary General Robert Ottisch, together with UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr. Ute Henriette Ohoven, her daughter Claudia Jerger and journalist Heinz Suender, are currently on mission in Senegal, visiting several joint projects of HOPE’87 and the UNESCO Foundation for Children in Need in Dakar, the capital of Senegal and in the rural province Casamance.

Designated Country Representative for Bhutan for training in Vienna

In October 2013, HOPE’87 Secretary General Robert Ottitsch went on a fact-finding mission to the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan to look into cooperation opportunities in the sector of youth education and development. This is when he met Ms Karma Yangdon, a Bhutanese woman, who was greatly interested in the work of HOPE’87 and possible joint activities.

Brazil: Football dream turns out to be a social nightmare - SIGN THE PETITION NOW

The initiative “Nosso Jogo” devoted itself to the values of fair play, cultural and social liberty and equality. In order to fight the predominant ignorance and injustice shown in the course of the events surrounding the FIFA World Cup, Nosso Jogo launched a petition addressing FIFA, the Olympic committee, the Brazilian government, the Austrian Olympic committee and the Austrian football association.

Bangladesh: Dola Para primary school

Dola Para is a remote village in Bandarban Hill district, which is only reachable by four wheel Jeep and a 30 minutes foot-walk. So far, there has never been a school building in the village. Daily school classes and lessons were conducted outside and therefore depended very much on the weather conditions.

Landslides, diseases and landmines threaten the Balkans after the worst flooding in over a century

Sarajevo  - Heavy rainfall ravaged parts of Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina last week, resulting in the worst flooding the countries have seen in 120 years.