ECHO signs Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) with HOPE'87

ECHO's task is to ensure goods and services get to crisis zones fast. Goods may include essential supplies, specific foodstuffs, medical equipment, medicines and fuel. Services may include medical teams, water purification teams and logistical support. Goods and services reach disaster areas via ECHO partners.

HOPE'87 General Assembly

The yearly General Assembly of HOPE'87 will be held on October 17th, 2 - 4 pm at the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv, Minoritenplatz 1, 1010 Vienna.

Siemens Foundation (Germany), UNESCO Foundation-Education for Children in Need and HOPE’87 strengthen their cooperation for Ethiopia

In a recent meeting in München at the HQ of the Siemens Foundation, Ms Filtzinger, Head of Department and Ms Weyrich, Desk Officer of the Siemens Foundation, Mr Jägers, Director of the UNESCO Foundation Education for Children in Need and HOPE’87 Secretary General Robert Ottitsch agreed on a partnership based, effective cooperation for Ethiopia.

International Youth Day in Bangladesh

HOPE'87-Bangladesh commemorated the International Youth Day on August 12th by supporting two small scale income generating projects for young people. Ali Majid, a former illiterate rickshaw puller who grabbed the opportunity to get training in computer technology, was awarded 50.000,- Bangladeshi Taka to open his own computer shop in order to gain an income and to support his family.

2.500.000 Internally Displaced Persons in Pakistan- HOPE’87 Helps!

The ongoing unrest in Swat and the operation against the militants in the area has resulted in insurmountable hardships for the whole population.

Ralf Zacherl School – Burkina Faso

With the support of Ralf Zacherl through the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need, HOPE’87 and the local population of Taonsgho, a village in the rural district of Tanghin-Dassouri, joined hands and built a school with three classrooms, equipped with a canteen in order to secure basic education as well as school feeding for the youngest.

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