In Cambodia’s under-resourced public education system, schools do generally not have the means to provide children living with intellectual disabilities such as Down Syndrome, an education that helps them develop to their fullest potential. As a result, scores of Cambodian children with disabilities miss out on school altogether.
Archives for March 2019
Jennifer Evans, from Stockholm, Sweden, spent a good 5 months as intern with Aide et Action Laos. We caught up with Jennifer at the end of her internship to look back at her time with Aide et Action.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, we give the word to Aide et Action’s International President, Aïcha Bah Diallo. An acknowledged figure in the field of life-long education for all, especially for girls, and in the struggle for women’s rights, she is now a female role model in Africa.
Yang and Mei have seen their lives deeply transformed thanks to Aide et Action. Our project aimed at empowering vulnerable women in China has helped them fulfill their dream of opening a restaurant.
According to the UNESCO*, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of exclusion from education in the world. On top of that, the quality of education leaves a lot to be desired.
On Feb 28, the project “Enhancing Institutional and Operational Capacities of the Provincial Associations of Local Councils ” was officially launched at the Cambodiana Hotel in Phnom Penh.
In a few days International Women’s Day will be celebrated. To mark this important occasion, Aide et Action offers you a full week of information dedicated to the theme of gender equality and women’s rights, which are part of the priorities of the work we do at Aide et Action.