Development Project

Base Brasil

The situation for children in Brazil is far from being easy. Children struggle to survive in everyday life due to an inaccessible education system and high unemployment rates. About 60% of all youth is unemployed and has only low-level education. Additionally, Brazil has a very high crime rate, especially concerning crime against children and youth.The country ranked 4th in the international statistics about homicide of children and youth. In 2010, 8.686 children and youth got killed, 24 on each day of the year.

School construction and material supply for Dola Para Primary School

HOPE'87 Bangladesh and its local partner NGO "Humanitarian Foundation"- with financial support from the Austrian Embassy in New Delhi in cooperation with the Austrian Honorary Consulate in Dhaka - constructed a school building consisting of two class rooms and a veranda.

School furniture (high and low benches), solar panels for light, water purifying filters and teaching and learning material (writing pads, pens, curriculum, blackboard) for the school were also provided.

The project now allows for a permanent access to primary education for the children of Dola Para.

Education for children in Chittagong Hill Tracts

HOPE'87 Bangladesh has launched four community-based primary schools, in cooperation withe th local partner NGO "Khotowain" and with the financial support of the Foundation UNESCO- Education for Children in Need. 

120 children of the indigenous Mrou community are attending these schools and are provided with school uniforms, badges, pens, books, paper notebooks, black boards, and necessary educational material. 

Each school is equipped with musical instruments as well as sports materials for the children.

Computer literacy classes in the Tharpaling Monastery

Tharpaling monastery was built in the 14th century by Lama (Great Master) Kuenphen Longchenpa during his self-exile from Tibet for 10 years. It is located at an altitude of 3, 600 meters and is in a very remote area of the country without any modern amenities. It takes a 10-11 hours journey by car from the capital Thimphu to Chumey and another two hours from the main road or a day's walk on foot to get there.

Food security and income generation in semi-urban areas of Burkina Faso

This project focuses on the reinforcement of food security and the fight against poverty. The project area includes 34 villages of the rural community Komsilga in Burkina Faso. Although this semi-urban region has a good market access due to its proximity to the capital Ouagadougou, the problems of "land grabbing" and high prices apply great pressure on the majority of the poor agricultural households. 

Roma children in Eastern Slovakia

The overall objective of the project is to encourage the inclusion of children, youth and young adults within the framework of the national strategy for the Integration of Roma communities.    The target groups of this project are children at pre-school age, young people and young adults as well as volunteers that want to support the numerous activities of the project.The special objective of the project is to offer school preparation for children at pre-school age and to support the personal development and the talents of young people by offering workshops and leisure activities.

Youth Vocational Training Centre Nabelin

Burkina Faso lacks sufficient opportunities for vocational education and professional training in many of the key economic sectors. HOPE’87, with financial support of the Foundation UNESCO-Education for Children in Need and BVMW, has established a technical and vocational training centre in the rural community of Komki-Ipala, where more than a hundred girls and boys have already received various job trainings.

Technical and social support for the people affected by the road rehabilitation project NR6

The road rehabilitation project NR6, funded by the U.S. government, constitutes a major innovation in terms of policy and implementation of road infrastructure in Senegal. The project as a whole represents a vision of development planning to create structural investment in an area with great potential for economic development through the creation of new employment opportunities for the local community.

Construction and equipment of the secondary school of Médina Chérif

The Médina Chérif Collège d’Enseignement Moyen (CEM), a school for children between 11 and 15 years of age, currently consists only of several shelter-like unwalled buildings, lacking necessary access to clean water, toilets or an administrative school block.