Other social infrastructure and services

Social centre for handicapped youth: AGAPIS

HOPE’87 and the Foundation UNESCO-Education for Children in Need support the establishment of the future social centre for physically challenged youth, “Agapis Sf Dumitru“, managed by Father Pavel Borshevschi of the Moldovan-Orthodox Church in Chisinau. In July 2014, the General Secretary of HOPE‘87, Mr Robert Ottitsch, attended the centre’s topping-out ceremony led by the Metropolit of the Moldovan-Orthodox Church, His Eminence Metropolit Vladimir, who expressed his deep satisfaction with the project, which will be beneficial for approximately 750 young people with disabilities.

Promoting youth events & youth initiatives

In order to provide young people with networking opportunities and the chance to share experiences while developing practical knowledge, HOPE'87-Bangladesh organised a number of workshops, training sessions and youth exchange programs in Bangladesh and abroad. This year, a national workshop with the title "SAARC Social Charter - Youth Opportunity" has been organised in cooperation with the Family Planning Association of Bangladesh (FPAB). About 40 national and local representatives from youth organisations came together with government officials who attended the workshop.

Hiroshima arts party: Children's drawing exhibition

The children's drawing exhibition of ANT Hiroshima continues to support Burundian children by developing their drawing skills and therefore their self-esteem. This is done through drawing competitions. The gifts provided this year by ANT Hiroshima were distributed to children affected by the violence in the city of Bujumbura and children from Uvira-DRC. This programme was also supported by two students from the Hiroshima University of Japan.

Poverty alleviation programme in Chittagong Hill Tracts

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) comprises three remote hill districts - namely Bandarban, Rangamati and Khagrachari, where people find themselves confronted with diverse socio-economic problems. In the light of the situation in the Chittagang Hill Tracts, HOPE’87 took this project into its hands in June 2008 and implemented some effective initiatives to ensure the livelihood security of the most vulnerable people of the community, and to improve the socio-economic situation of the beneficiaries.

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.

Community Empowerment trough Livelihood Deveopment (CELD)

 The objective of this project is to contribute to the promotion of community driven livelihood initiatives for poverty reduction, especially focusing on women’s socio- economic empowerment and rights. The specific aim in this region is to ensure equal access to and control over the economic resources of the dairy-sector, in the district Layyah in southern Punjab, which was strongly affected by the flooding in 2010.