All posts tagged with: empowerment

Story of Parina Subba Limbu, Founder of Dristi Nepal

Posted February 13, 2014 Avatar Ready Willing and Able

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What is Dristi Nepal ? Women are fighting for their rights and respectful existence here. The situation for FDUs – (Female Drug Users) is critical and they continue to be neglected, and at risk of HIV and Hepatitis infection, violence and sexual exploitation. As former, female drug users, we want to contribute to changing this terrible state of affairs for vulnerable women in Nepal. http://www.dristinepal.org/portal/ I’m Parina Subba Limbu, the founder/director of Dristi Ne...


Decision Making in Developmental Projects

Posted February 25, 2014 no picture Guru_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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The most critical issue with development is getting the right resources to where they are needed most and ensuring that those resources are being used in a sustainable manner. The greatest failure of community development to this day is the wasting of resources due to a lack of knowledge of the realities on the ground. It is this lack of meaningful investment - “the tragedy of aid” - which is the reason why even though a lot of money has been allocated to development projects,...


OneMinutesJr. Life of an Ant

Posted March 6, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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(Wafa'a, 20, Jordan, 2014) A young woman muses on the strength of those who must stand strong and make their own way. As International Women's Day quickly approaches us this week, Wafa'a reminds us about empowerment. Share your stories with us by commenting below or using one of the tags in this post.


Innovate for a better world with Google!

Posted March 7, 2014 no picture Amy Blomme

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Doodle 4 Google competition: Inventing a world without violence This year, Google is asking K-12 students in the USA to create doodles based on the theme ‘If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place...’ We encourage all of you to take part and share your innovations to make the world a better place. To participate in the competition, visit the Doodle 4 Google competition welcome page. Share with us by using the hashtag #ENDviolence on your social medi...


Right to Good Quality Education

Posted March 18, 2014 no picture Tech Girls

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“All children and young people have a right to primary education, which should be free” (UN Convention, article 28) The Tech Girls Club in Darul Hardis is relying on this article to make demands from school authorities, the Parent Teachers Association and the School Management Committee (SMC) for an ICT Lab with computers for pupils to learn. Our School has a total of 720 students with just 4 computers with only 3 working well. These computers are in the headmaster’s Of...


An Opportunity to excel

Posted April 2, 2014 no picture Pontso SA

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Age category winners - a scholarship with $25, 000 for each winners education costs along with many other prices

Source: http://www.fundsforngos.org/cambodia/students-1318...

Dear VOY The minute I saw this I thought of you young people as an opportunity to showcase your abilities and be rewarded, it is open for all young people around the world so please grab it and shine. Best of luck.


You have the Power to Change Our Facebook Timeline!

Posted April 7, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Empower Yourself and Others Around You with the Team Selfie! What do we take a picture of? - Gather your teammates, friends, schoolmates, or take your own selfie - Maybe your team just had your first practice outside together – take a selfie! Show your strength through a picture– this is YOU! How do we submit our team selfie? - Click the blue create a post - You can either 1) Click Text Article and follow the instructions to fill out a post. Once y...


As a Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School, I want to call attention to the 57 million children around the world are currently being denied their human right to an education. I am joined in this initiative by 500 other youth advocates for global education. Together, we make up the Global Youth Ambassadors group – launched on April 1, 2014 by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown in suppo...


Combating crime is everyone's responsibility

Posted April 17, 2014 no picture Pontso SA

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Empowering learners against crime Our learners have to feel safe at their schools as well as within their communities. The Safer South Africa Program capacitates the young people and learners in particular with information and skills that they need to stay safe and protect themselves and their families. This is a great empowerment initiative as our learners are the future leaders of tomorrow and thus need to grow and live without fear that is imposed by criminals.


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