Chimène is 8 years old, she is in 5th grade at Tchabi Cope school in Togo. She is Minister of Sports and Recreation in the school government set up in her school by Aide et Action. Since taking office, Chimène describes her vision as having changed a lot: “Since the government was put in place, […]
As organizations from around the world come together to celebrate International Day of the Girl 2019, we wish to take this opportunity to draw attention to the work that remains to be done. On this occasion we’d like to share our initiative in Lao PDR, where we support girls towards building greater autonomy, despite the […]
In 2018, 129 million girls were out of school. Even though their educational situation tends to improve in the world, it is still far from right! The International Day of the Girl, celebrated on October 11, is an opportunity to address the kinds of discrimination girls still face and offer ways and to combat them. […]
World Teachers’ Day, celebrated on October 5th, is an opportunity to pay tribute to the key role of this profession throughout the world. Yet, many challenges remain and the educational future of the younger generations is far from guaranteed. For several years now, the key role of teachers has been recognized in the achievement of […]
Keeping the promise of education for all in 2030 is an imperative goal! It’s been three years since 193 heads of state committed to “ensuring access for all to quality education, on an equal footing, and to promote the possibilities of lifelong learning” by 2030. Since then we have had some nice speeches, many promises […]
With the aim to respond to the children’s long term psycho-social needs, Aide et Action with the support of UNICEF is creating child friendly spaces (CFS) in Sadar block of Puri in India to cover 120 villages. The child friendly spaces are established with three objectives: i) provide psycho-social care, learning and protective space for […]
Sunday, 8 September 2019 marks International Literacy Day and this year’s theme is “Literacy and Multilingualism”. We’d like to use this day as an opportunity to draw your attention to the serious problem of illiteracy for the future development of our planet and its people. Today, there are still 750 million illiterate adults in the […]
Assam State, located in northeastern India, is currently experiencing severe flooding. Lakhimpur and Biswanath districts, where Aide et Action is currently running education projects, have been hit badly with over 6,000 people, including more than 1,000 children, now affected. Our on-site teams are assessing the situation in these areas and planning how to best deploy emergency assistance as soon as possible.