Poverty

Swaziland: Electronic Parts Centre

Swaziland- Electronic Parts Centre ensures environmental sustainability through recycling of broken down electric appliances.The Electric Parts Centre is a project that serves to repair and utilize the parts of old and broken down electric appliances in order to create new ones. They also recycle other plastic material and use it to create the new appliances. […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Business Unusual | Poverty | Youth Programs: Protocol @ work

Mauritius: Island Bio- Food justice and poverty alleviation through a community garden.

Rising poverty, a Mauritius ranked as the African country with the highest rate of pesticide-related cancers, healthy products that seem to be reserved for an elite; all of the worrying factors that pushed Oliver, then 24, to climb the Island Bio project in 2015. Very quickly, he is joined by Cloé Chavry – 19 years […]

Mauritius: YUVA ensures the sustained well-being of children and young people, especially those who are the most vulnerable

YUVA works with families, communities, and partners to ensure that children and young people enjoy good health, are educated for life, experience love of parents and their surroundings, and are cared for and protected. YUVA serves all children and young people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. YUVA aims to ensure Quality Education, Good […]

Mauritius: M-Kids Association, working to alleviate extreme poverty.

M-Kids Association is aware that poverty cannot be completely eradicated. However, it is working to at least alleviate extreme poverty. The association is working to have a country with zero hunger. It promotes safe and healthy population and aims to protect the environment. M-Kids Association preaches about peace and social stability while working in close […]

Africa: Not yet Uhuru!

Africa: Not yet Uhuru!

By Lucia Makamure Johannesburg, 25 May: On this day in 1963, the Organisation of African Unity (OUA) now known as the Africa Union (AU) was founded in Addis Ababa with a commitment to free the continent from colonial rule and to improve the living standards across member states. Fifty-five years later, so much has changed […]

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. SHHH welcomes residents coming from the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) in Mauritius and other children shelters. Reaching the age of 18, these teenage girls are no longer under the responsibility of […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

Unlocking Africa’s Potential: The relationship between effective governance and poverty

The impact of more effective governance on poverty reduction Firstly, this research aims to demonstrate the impact of more effective governance on poverty reduction. The priority of the Sustainable Development Goals is to improve human development outcomes. At the heart is poverty reduction. The first target is to eradicate extreme poverty for all people. Goal […]

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Words into action: The Namibian women’s manifesto

This manifesto aims to urge voters to consider issues that are important to women and children when selecting a candidate or party for elections; mobilise women as 51% of the electorate to actively participate in the elections; lobby parties to include at least 50% of women candidates on party lists and suggest the president increases […]