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Monday, 03 December 2012 09:08

Improving literacy rate in Pakistan

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The literacy rate of district Ghotki, SIndh, Pakistan is 33.74% as per UNESCO Islamabad report, therefore, we feel that we have to increase literacy rate of district Ghotki and this will contribute to achieve MGDs goal. Keeping in view above facts, we. have established 100 adult literacy centers in rural…
ONG - Associação Comunitaria de Bombeiro Civil Florestal Sem Fronteira - BIFSF. Somos os Filhos da Phoneix, por isso somos uma grnade Familia. Mais Vale uma Arvore em pe, do toda a Floresta derubada. Bom o Nosso Grupo tem mais de 30 anos em trabalhos Voluntarios, não somos um grupo…
 The post-election violence that rocked Kenya in 2007/2008 left hundreds of thousands displaced in various parts of the country. Four years later, UN Volunteer Eric Oyuyo knows just how arduous the journey to recovery has been for the many that were displaced in and to Kisumu. Eric serves in the…
The United Nations Volunteers programme has called for the scaling up of volunteer effort to support regional integration in East Africa. Speaking at the Africa Conference on Volunteer Action for Peace and Development held at the UN offices in Nairobi, UNV Senior Manager for East Africa Tapiwa Kamuruko pointed out…
Kakuma Refugee Camp located in Turkana West District near the border with South Sudan that hosts around 99,000 refugees from 13 countries, mainly from Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Congo, Sudan, Burundi, has experienced the first general election of the entire camp since its establishment in 1992 on 30th June 2012.…
Thursday, 21 June 2012 22:58

Helping avert a humanitarian disaster

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In May 2009, Cyclone Aila released its fury in the state of West Bengal and in its trail left behind untold misery. Thousands lost their dear ones, homes and means of livelihood in a matter of days. A health calamity was waiting to happen as dead cattle and stagnant water…
Nihon Hospital Volunteer Association is a non-profit organization that contributes to social welfare in Japan through the support and promotion of hospital volunteers and hospital volunteering organizations which offer comfort to the people visiting hospitals. Nihon Hospital volunteer Association is a member of NNOPV (National Network Organizations Promoting Volunteerism in…
Thursday, 21 June 2012 21:58

Youth in action in local village

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Being one of the most active organizations in Korea that works with over 3,000 volunteers annually doing various volunteering activities, Better World has recognized the positive impact youth bring to the communities from their participation in meaningfl volunteering projects.   One of the international events Better World recently participated in…
The EzyStove - a simple cookstove developed as part of the UNV-supported Community Based Adaptation (CBA) programme in Namibia - is a fuel-efficient, easy-to-use and environmentally friendly stove designed for poor rural households dependent on burning wood or paper on open fires for their cooking and heating.   The easily…
Wednesday, 20 June 2012 09:28

L’énergie solaire au service du développement

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Alors qu’environ 1,4 milliards d’individus n’ont pas accès à l’électricité et dans le contexte actuel du changement climatique, il est nécessaire de garantir l’accès et assurer la fiabilité des systèmes d’approvisionnement énergétique sans impact sur l’environnement. Catherine Collin, ingénieur du vivant et Volontaire des Nations Unies auprès de l'UNESCO donne…
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