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Humanitarian Aid

EDI is involved in the building of six Brickaville district primary schools’ canteens which will be supplied by a small vegetable garden and a community farm maintained by the pupils, the teachers and the parents. These school canteens will make it possible for these children to have at least a meal every day; the only one for many of them.

Friendship has developed a unique and innovative solution with the use of modern tools. Lessons taught by the most qualified teachers selected from the best schools in Dhaka are recorded in Friendship's studio and put on digital media for viewing by students in remote schools where photovoltaic panels produce the electricity powering screens and computers. In class, students are supervised by facilitators recruited from within the communities where the schools are located.

Integration

AMA’s aim is to assist in the renting and furnishing of apartments for eight families as well as the relocation of five more families. The objective is to help newcomer workers live in Luxembourg with their families and ensure a better future for their children. AMA considers that dignified housing is a key factor in avoiding social exclusion.

Special Olympics Luxembourg plans on organising a specific day during school hours to help motivate young pupils pursue sports through tossing, jumping and racing workshops. This also serves as an opportunity for teachers and parents to learn about the possibilities and benefits of children practicing sports.

Other

Together for Children’s project is the construction of a cement dome roof for the sports and recreation area of the Mariano Valenzuela school. Constructing a dome will provide students with shade and a safe place to play football and partake in afterschool activities, away from cartel recruiters, while their parents are not present.

The aim is the creation and impression of a fun and playful brochure with the purpose of teaching pupils about the tools available and ways to fight harassment at school. The brochure will be made available to pupils in order for all to be able to prepare and withstand harassment at school and online.

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Digital Inclusion aims to make information technology accessible to everybody, especially people in need. It collects used computers, smartphones and other IT equipment from companies and individuals, repairs them and distributes them, in Luxembourg, to those who cannot afford them. It promotes social inclusion through digital means by offering migrants and unemployed people free IT courses in order to facilitate their social and professional integration.

The objective is to rescue eight more orphans in Tanzania and welcome them in the orphanage. 2care2share offers them a family life including love, values, daily and health care. Moreover the association gives them access to a high quality school that will prepare them to an autonomous and responsible adult life.

"Coup de Coeur du Jury"

The presented project focuses on traumatized children, youth and families – in particular women – in Ninawa, Iraq, affected by years of devastation, violence and conflict and propose them Teaching Recovery Techniques to better deal with their traumatic experiences.