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Bangladesh

Skills Trainings Transforming Lives

Read about four success stories from the Uttoron project

Kenya

Swiss President Alain Berset visits refugees in Kakuma

Skills

Yesterday the President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, visited the skills development project in the Kakuma refugee camp, which Swisscontact is implementing with funding from SDC. He was impressed by how the refugees were using the skills they had gained to earn an income.

Bangladesh

Uttoron Launches a New Documentary on the Project

Skills

The new documentary showcases the unique trainee selection process of the project, the modality of providing skills trainings, and the transforming stories of the training graduates. The documentary is everything you need to know about Uttoron Project in a nutshell

Tanzania

“To them it is waste, but to us, it is a business and livelihood”

Environment

Emmanuel Lucas Malongo and his group was selected to participate in the pilot phase of the Swisscontact Taka ni Mali project in Tanzania. This substantially changed his business and livelihood.

Rwanda

PROMOST creates the opportunities that change lives

Skills

Read four success stories from Ruanda of the lives of Aloysie Muhawenimana, Claude Simbankabo, Suzane Ikrukwayo and Enock Niyitegeka.

Tanzania

Visualizing greater opportunities

Skills

Learn, Earn and Save - the U-LEARN project in Tanzania.

24-year-old Japhet Deus and 23-year-old Sandari Malima are both school dropouts living in Tanzania. Japhet completed primary school several years ago but did not qualify for further studies while Sandari’s parents did not have enough resources to allow him to proceed with his education.

 

Switzerland

Swisscontact Entrepreneurship & Finance Learning Lab, 17-22 June in Zürich

The Entrepreneurship & Finance Learning Lab took place between in June in Zurich. The event brought together around 40 colleagues from the global Swisscontact team.

Kenya

Enjoying the Fruits of Mavuno

Finance

How Eunice Wangari Mwangi and Ruth Wangui improved their livelihood.

Read the beneficiary story on the impact of the Inclusive Finance Programme (IFP).

El Salvador

El Salvador: “Nuevas Oportunidades” – new opportunities for the future in the old homeland

Thousands of young people, their dream of finding a new homeland in the north destroyed, are returning to El Salvador from the USA. Therefore, in 2018, Swisscontact launched the “Nuevas Oportunidades” project, which focuses on reintegrating returning migrants. The work experience these people have accumulated abroad needs to be recognized and certified. This will help to improve their chances for social and economic reintegration.

Kenya

Kenya: “Blended Learning” – combining digital and classic teaching methods in a refugee camp

The Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya currently is home to 185,000 refugees from 21 countries. In the “Skills 4 Life” project, Swisscontact uses newly developed teaching methods to impart essential life skills to young adults.

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