Rebuilding heritage, culture and education #ForBeirut
The explosions in Beirut, Lebanon left hundreds of deaths and thousands injured and caused severe damage to some of Beirut’s most historic neighborhoods, major museums, galleries and religious sites at a time when Lebanon was already experiencing other crises, including the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a UNESCO special ambassador, I join my family for UNESCO and express my deepest condolences to the families of those affected and would like to appeal to all people to jointly provide our support and participation for the city of Beirut.
Dr. h.c. Ute-Henriette Ohoven
SmartAid – First Blockchain-Based Donation App Launched by Datarella and YOU Foundation
Today, Datarella and YOU Foundation have launched SmartAid, the first digital donation app that allows for traceable donations based on blockchain technology. SmartAid offers immediate support in crisis situations and lets its donors track their donations until they reached beneficiaries. SmartAid’s first project is “Clean Water for West Africa”, a charity project initiated and managed by YOU Foundation.
Why Donating Must Be Changed!
Pilot Training Farm for Small Farmers
An Important Step in the Formation of Agricultural Education
BURKINA FASO / MALI: The Hauts-Bassins Region, Kénédongon Province, in Burkina Faso and the third (3ème) Region, Circle of Sikasso, Mali share the same climatic, demographic, social and economic conditions as West Africa. Both Burkina Faso and Mali belong to the Sahel Zone and are among the poorest countries in the world.
100 Years – 100 Schools
Since 2015, the educational project “100 Years ZF – 100 Schools” has been supported in 10 countries. Children that otherwise would not have access to high quality education have three building blocks that make learning possible.
Thirty-five Low Cost Private Schools (LCPS): 10 in Sierra Leone, 15 in Bangladesh and 10 clusters in India (with sixty centers).
Improved quality in seventy schools (20 in China, 20 in Mexico, 10 in Nepal, 10 in Peru und 10 in the Philippines) through teacher trainings, better curriculum, and available appropriate learning materials.
More than 4,300 students in remote regions in forty-seven schools in Zambia and fifty-three schools in South Africa received bicycles to reach their schools that are located kilometers far away and were allowed to use the bicycles as a means of transportation.