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‘Fundación Ared’ celebra su XX aniversario luchando por la reinserción laboral de personas en riesgo de exclusión social
Hace 20 años, un grupo de cinco mujeres privadas de libertad, un voluntario y una monitora de confección decidieron crear un taller de sastrería en el sótano del Centro Penitenciario de Wad Ras (Barcelona). 619 more words
La tecnología puede resultar abrumadora y confusa en algunas ocasiones, pero también tiene siempre algo que ofrecer a la hora de simplificar nuestras vidas en tareas cotidianas. 511 more words
We left Mbale, the Northern city of Uganda, to reach the capital Kampala at the end of the afternoon. Kampala has one of the worst traffic congestion problems in Africa (worse than Cairo or Lagos) so we wanted to avoid the peak time and leave early. 711 more words
The Ugandan countryside is very similar to Western Kenya, with a few exceptions : it is poorer, the land and soil management is still in its infancy, and there is a large mountainous area on the border with Kenya, where communities are struggling, particularly with soil erosion. 620 more words
I spent most of my days in Western Kenya visiting schools and local community self-help groups.
Public schools are facing many hurdles in East Africa. Explosive demographics (families have an average of 8 children, and schools cannot cope with the growth), lack of funding to maintain the buildings and pay the teachers (the local communities have to pay some teachers themselves, with the risk that they cannot pay if the harvest is bad), there is often little sanitation (no toilets or water in the school), no fence or security measures, no electricity and few schoolbooks (usually 1 schoolbook for 3 children). 1,133 more words