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Classrooms Built for Dolow and Luuq

May 22nd, 2014
In order to ensure children in the region of Dolow and Luug of a sustainable education, HIRDA constructed permanent classrooms with gender friendly WASH facilities. Gender friendly means that girls are able to use the toilets or to freshen up at school separately from the boys. This way, girls have the opportunity to attend school too...

HIRDA at Global Forum on Migration & Development (GFMD) 2014

May 20th, 2014
“Migration contributes to economic growth and international development by serving as a channel for remittances, the transfer of skills and ideas and the establishment of commercial and cultural networks. Therefore, the role of the diaspora and migrants in development should be included as a prominent feature in any post 2015 agenda”, states Fatumo Farah, di…

The Potential of Migration for Development

May 20th, 2014
The Dutch Minister of Development and Trade Lilianne Ploumen recently published the policy framework for the post 2015 strategic partnerships. In the framework she outlined the context and conditions of how an organisation can apply for subsidy from her ministry. Ploumen has indicated in her policy brief What the world deserves: A new agenda for aid, trade a…

Children in Dolow Become Peace Agents

May 12th, 2014
In six schools and youth clubs in Dolow district, HIRDA empowered children to be agents for change in peace building and conflict resolution in their own communities. Per youth club between twenty and thirty children of different ages learned about rights and skills of organization and leadership.
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