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Improving income security through agricultural training in Uriama and Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Uganda.

The population of northeastern Uganda has grown tremendously due to increasing numbers of refugees from neighboring Sudan and D.R. Congo as a result of civil wars, hunger and poverty. It is estimated that one third of the people in the project area live below the poverty line. Climate change presents many new challenges, most of …

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Creating sustainable livelihoods in areas particularly affected by climate change in West Bengal, India

In India, the “new poor” are mainly people who live in rural areas and belong to marginalized groups. Poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates inequalities among population groups, as well as the vulnerability of a large segment of the population to the effects of climate-related crises. This multi-country project grant targets families living in …

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NYUMBA KUMI – Education for children in Uganda at and after times of the pandemic

Since the closure of all schools in Uganda in March 2020 due to the pandemic, numerous children have been deprived of an existential livelihood with the shelter and educational space of school. This state of affairs has since favored precarious living situations such as sexual exploitation, domestic violence, forced marriage and teenage pregnancies. Bugiri district …

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Opening Ceremony, Child Guidance Centre, Ambalangoda

After a long lockdown in the country, the day care center for children and young people with disabilities was successfully opened on March 8, 2022. Renovated in Thilakapura, Galle, Ambalangoda, the center with a modern therapy department is designed for the development and socialization of children with physical and/or mental disabilities who are excluded from …

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Model farm with certified organic vegetables for women in Kunikhop, Northeast Nepal

The aim of this community project is to enable the women of the village to shape their own lives. Malnutrition is a problem, especially in children, with consequences for health and learning ability. Due to the climatic conditions and a lack of knowledge, however, people have not been able to produce enough to feed themselves …

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Environmental education and future academy at Indian elementary schools

Climate change knows no borders and is significantly influenced by populous countries like India. However, environmental education has not yet found a sufficient place in Indian curricula. There are various environmental workshops that are offered by different institutions, but in most cases these are only one-offs and are also too expensive for many schools. A …

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“Social Classes” for educationally disadvantaged children in Nepal

Despite compulsory schooling since 1975, only 89% of children in Nepal are enrolled in primary school. Poverty and social status have an impact on education and parents often cannot afford the money for materials and school uniforms. By securing and stabilizing school attendance, opportunities are created for a self-designed life, self-confidence and a future worth …

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Agricultural support to improve food situation, north-west Nepal

In the severely disadvantaged community of Bhee in Mugu, a remote mountainous district in the Karnali region in northwestern Nepal, an agricultural project is intended to improve the nutritional situation of the residents in the long term. In the region, which is affected by drought and repeated drought catastrophes, malnutrition and malnutrition are a massive …

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Day care center for children and young people with disabilities in Ambalangoda, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Children with physical and/or mental disabilities still receive very little attention in Sri Lanka. Families with a disabled child therefore often live on the fringes of society. Lack of integration opportunities and ignorance on the part of the parents about their child’s respective disability often lead to severe exclusion. Most parents are ashamed of their …

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Health care and participation in community life for women and children, Odisha

The Bolangir region is one of the poorest regions in India. The majority of the population here lives in rural areas. The most marginalised population groups – Adivasis (indigenous people) and Dalits (so-called “casteless”) make up 22% and 15% of the total population respectively. Literacy is a low 64%, but particularly low among women at …

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Educational projects for children and young people in neglected regions in India and Nepal

The Schöck-Familen-Stiftung, together with Childaid Network, has set itself the goal of creating future prospects for disadvantaged young people in South Asia through access to good education. In order to find a way out of poverty, courses for professional qualifications are offered at home, which are adapted to regional conditions and strengthen the local market …

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Establishment of Mobile Training Hub in Hingalgani, Sundarbans, West Bengal

In addition to the original education centre in the Sundarbans, the project has been expanded and a second mobile learning hub is now fully established in Hingalganj so that more smallholder farmers can benefit from the experiences of the last few years of the project. The site has been prepared as a model farm and …

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Festival of New Music Rockenhausen 12.-14. November 2021

The Schöck-Familien-Stiftung supports the Rockenhausen New Music Festival 2021, which aims to give new impetus and enable the people of the region to participate in cultural diversity. The success of the third festival round gives confidence that the series of events can be permanently established and that New Music in Rockenhausen can make a lasting …

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Reducing rural exodus – income and life prospects for young women and men in rural Kenya

The Siaya region on Lake Victoria is not well developed economically and is suffering from rural exodus. Like many villages in rural Kenya, the Lake Victoria village of Mbuye is losing its young, energetic population, leading to threats to the food security of the people in the village, among other socio-economic consequences. Mbuye is located …

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Establishment of a marketplace for women in Kaperebyong, Northern Uganda

They are often called “The sleeping giants” – the women of Africa! Efficient, hard-working, responsible for their children’s school fees and food – and yet without respect and equal rights in their families and villages. Men still dominate, although women could do a lot to solve some problems. The association “Friends of Uganda” and its …

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