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Dutch Aid Organizations Combat Covid-19 Worldwide

With the support of the Dutch government, aid organizations of the Dutch Relief Alliance, including ICCO, are combatting the spread of the corona virus in vulnerable countries. In total there is 16...

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Zambia + 1 more

Aid in Zambia and Zimbabwe

A prolonged drought in Zimbabwe and the southern part of Zambia, crop failure, the aftermath of cyclone Idai and macro-economic challenges, led to acute food insecurity at the start of 2020. Heavy...

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Senegal

Strengthening the Resilience of 80,000 Farmers in Senegal

ICCO Cooperation and the Mastercard Foundation have joined forces to support smallholder farmers in Senegal who were left reeling from the impact of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience...

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Ethiopia + 6 more

ICCO supports people’s fight against the coronavirus

Over the last months, the corona pandemic has affected the lives of billions of people around the globe. The virus has challenged the most established and well-funded health and social protection...

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Senegal

Mastercard Foundation funds new ICCO project in Senegal

We are pleased to announce that the Mastercard Foundation has signed an agreement with ICCO to fund the COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Agrifinance project, allocating USD 3,389,135 million to do...

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Guatemala + 3 more

Indigenous People in Central America Vulnerable for COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is much more than a health crisis: it is affecting people´s societies and economies. Although the impact of the virus varies from one place to another, it is very likely that it...

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Nepal

5 Adaptive Measures for Projects during COVID-19 Crisis in Nepal

The lockdown due to COVID-19 in Nepal was enforced on March 24, 2020, which was eased partially since June 15, 2020. With a total of 11,162 confirmed cases* and 26 confirmed deaths, positive cases of...

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Bangladesh

SONGO Continues Support to Beneficiaries Amid COVID-19

Food and nutrition security has always been a concern for the marginalised communities in Northern Bangladesh. The European Union (EU) funded Sustained Opportunities for Nutrition Governance (SONGO)...

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Bolivia + 2 more

COVID-19 in the heart of South America

COVID-19 Solidarity Response in the Great American Chaco The Great American Chaco is an extensive ecological region of more than one million square meters spread over Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and...

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Colombia

Covid-19 Campaign to Prevent Gender-based Violence in Colombia

ICCO and its partner in Colombia, Alliance of Women Weavers of Life, launched the campaign ‘You’re Not Alone’, that aims to prevent gender-based violence during mandatory isolation for COVID -19...

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Burkina Faso + 1 more

STARS Program Continues, Despite Covid-19

Our STARS program finds innovative ways to continue its activities. Here are some examples from Rwanda and Burkina Faso. Rwanda The STARS country teams are currently adapting their 2020 country...

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Mali

Young Leaders in Mali Fight Against Spread COVID-19

In Mali, young leaders of ICCO’s program ‘Accountable Local Governance’ (PGLR) are determined to fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the increasing number of the coronavirus cases...

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CAR

“It’s a bit like my parents are here again"

Since 2015, the Dutch Relief Alliance, of which ICCO is member, reached out to thousands of war-affected children and adults in the Central African Republic. We joined hands with Central African...

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World

Using technology to advance and monitor human rights

On October 14, HUMAN organized a masterclass about supply chain trace-ability and the use of new technologies to monitor human rights issues on the ground. HUMAN is a partnership between ICCO...

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Bangladesh + 1 more

What do the Rohingya eat in the refugee camps of Bangladesh?

Achieving Zero Hunger is about addressing hunger and nourishing people. Enough and proper food is however not available for everyone worldwide. Take for example the Rohingya who had to flee Myanmar...

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