Regional Lessons Learnt Workshop South Asia 2016

ECHO organized a regional lessons learnt workshop (RLLW) in Bangkok, Thailand from 17-19 May 2016. The European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) is supporting disaster preparedness (DP)/Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) projects (previously DIPECHO budget line) across countries of South Asia region.

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

On Thursday, the 26th of May, the President of the Republic of Senegal received a delegation from the YOU Foundation-Education for Children in Need, with HOPE'87 in audience, to get first-hand information on the planned program "Reconstruction of Baraka- from a slum to an urban district".

Volkswagen Junior World Soccer

From 13th to 16th May the football team of the middle school “CEM Médina Chérif” in Senegal’s southern province Casamance, a HOPE’87 project, participated in the Volkswagen Junior World Masters 2016. This year the championship was held as run up to the European Football Championship in Clairefontaine (France).

Happy smiles in Tharpaling Monastery

In April 2016, HOPE’87- Bhutan Country Representative Ms Karma Yangdon was on a monitoring mission to Bumthang to evaluate the project development and to meet with the Head of the Tharpaling Monastery, His Eminence Chungtruel Rimpochey as well as with the novices.

Video Clips (in German) on the new SDG..

In September 2015 the UN agreed on the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its General Assembly.

A blog about the reconstruction of a slum..

The popular German blogger Katharina Leuck visited Senegal for three weeks to teach young Senegalese men and women how to share with the World their daily live in the slum of Baraka in the middle of Senegals capital Dakar.