Strengthening community participation in integrated early childhood development and support to the mother's fulfilment

HOPE'87-Burundi, with financial support from YOU Foundation - Education for Children in Need, RTL Foundation and Foundation "Vision for Children", is currently implementing this project in Kivoga village. At this stage activities focus on raising awareness in the community about the project and its components. The intervention concentrates on children between 0 and 5 years of age and will complement the achievements of the Gitaramuka school project to create opportunities for the children in terms of education and early childhood development.

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.

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.

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.

Renovation of village primary school

At the moment the primary school of Durgapur subdivision of Netrokona, a neglected area near to the boarder of India, comprises of only 45 students and one teacher. However, the number of students is increasing and the quality of education is improving. One of the main problems was the condition of the school building, which was in need of substantial repairs due to heavy rainfalls and floods. Therefore the school programme was interrupted and the school building was reconstructed.