Development Project

A home for the children of Ouakam, Phase II

The Keur Joyce Giraud kindergarten is located in a poor area of Ouakam, a district of the capital Dakar and was renovated and equipped in previous years with financial support of the YOU Foundation - Education for Children in Need. The new phase involved the construction and equipment of two classrooms on a new second floor of the existing infrastructure.

A home for the children of Ouakam, Phase I

The Keur Joyce Giraud kindergarten is located in a poor area of Ouakam, a district of the capital Dakar and has been renovated and equipped in previous years with financial support of the YOU Foundation - Education for Children in Need. The new phase involved the construction and equipment of two classrooms on a new second floor of the existing infrastructure.

Give them a chance

Haiti has an illiteracy rate of 47.1%, making education a key to development, social transformation and breaking the cycle of poverty. Although the government launched a free primary education program in 2011, the most vulnerable children have not benefited from this reform. With public schools accounting for less than 20% of schools in the country, access remains extremely limited. Private schools are also out of reach, as parents are required to pay school fees and cater for other related needs such as school uniforms and school supplies.

ECHO Soudure

The most recent food crisis impacting agro-pastoralists in the Sahel region led to the ECHO response plan of the 2016 Humanitarian Implementation Plan for Burkina Faso (“ECHO-Soudure”), covering the Oudalan province and provinces in the East and Centre-Nord regions. It was an emergency aid action financed by DG ECHO and led by a set of NGOs including the Sahel Consortium under the leadership of OXFAM, within a common framework of action comprising Christian Aid, Danish Refugees Council, GVC, HOPE’87, OCADES, SOS Sahel, Action against Hunger and Save the Children.

Building community resilience to disaster by promoting and mainstreaming disaster risk management and climate adaption initiatives

Globally, disasters are occurring at an alarming frequency and with increased severity in Asia. Along with climate change related crises, disasters create humanitarian and development challenges. Around the world, the number and severity of disasters has grown and Nepal is no exception. Frequent events of disasters and climate change have impacted people's lives and livelihoods and prevented millions of poor, women and children from exercising their fundamental human rights.

Youth vocational training center Nabelin

Burkina Faso lacks sufficient opportunities for vocational education and professional training in many of the key economic sectors. Several years ago, HOPE’87 established a technical and vocational training center in the rural community of Komki-Ipala, where more than a hundred girls and boys have already received various job trainings in agricultural and non-agricultural courses.

Adaption of an E-Learning Centre (AELC) in Pakistan

As the second-poorest province in Pakistan, access to skilled work is vital for the population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is especially important for youth and women, who have the lowest participation in the country’s workforce at present. This project was located in Peshawar district, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and aimed to complement efforts by the KPK government to establish public-private partnerships for skills development.

YES Center- Youth Development through Skills Training (Multan, South Punjab)

The estimated population of Pakistan is 186 million. Due to high birth rates, Pakistan is facing a rapid population transition. The US Bureau of Census analyzed in 2010, that 62 percent of the population are in the working age, but only 30.1 percent of this group take part in income generating activities.The next generation in Pakistan will face major problems, because another 85 million people will enter the work force in the coming decade (GOP, 2012-13).

YES Center- Youth Development through Skills Training (Cox's Bazar & Dhaka)

More than 50% of the Bangladesh population of more than 158 million is under the age of 24. Youth is the hope of the Nation for the future. Young people are the most energetic and productive segment of the total population. A vast majority of this section unfortunately remains unreached.

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

The project resulted in the following changes for the people of the KP province in Pakistan: Access to clean water for at least 34,184 individuals (young children, adults and elderly), as well as to sanitation facilities through coordination with other shelter projects. Sanitation and hygiene were improved as a result of behaviour change communication through community health improvement sessions (CHIP) targeting 75% women and school health improvement sessions (SHIP) targeting primary school age children.

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