Senegal: Health App BISA launched

His signature signed the deal – and Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, Secretary of Health pledged his support for the Health App BISA. The App is expected to close gaps in medical care for the Sengalese population across the country.   learn more

Albinism in Malawi: Dangerous Superstitions

They are regularly confronted with hate and superstitions. Due to their appearance, people with Albinism often pay with their life in many African countries.  Still today, many prejudices and fears exist regarding Albinism.  Society is seldom correctly informed.

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Baraka on n-TV

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The people in Baraka will not forget this day fort he rest of their lifes: The president of Senegal, Machy Sall, visited them in their slum in Dakar and expressed his joy about the improvements about to begin. 2000 inhabitants enthusiastically celebrated the president addressing them in their mother tongue Wolof. They know that substantial changes are on the way, and that he officially supports the project “Baraka – From slum to autonomous quarter”. UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Dr. h.c. Ute-Henriette Ohoven initiated this project to make sure that the people in Baraka enjoy basic human rights and financial freedom.

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Übersichtsplan Baraka

Layout Plan: This is what Baraka will look like soon. Apartments for the residents, business premises and public institutions.

The final phase in Dakar has begun: Soon, excavators and construction materials will occupy the dusty clearing that until now has been used as a soccer field by children. “Since more than 20 years, I know this slum and its refugees. It was high time to put an end to their poverty and to provide an alternative to perilous attempts to reach European shores by boat. perilous boats,” says Ute-Henriette Ohoven, founder of the “YOU Foundation – Education for Children in Need” and driving force of the project “Baraka – from Slum to Self Sufficient Neighborhood”.

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