Development of local communities
Throughout all archipelago we initiate Eco-Libraries and provide children’s books in Indonesian language about animals, plants and environment to make the kids curious about Nature so they would fall in love with it and protect it. Moreover we’re developing Eco-Activities and games that inspire children to have sustainable lifestyles. They will become eco-literate which is an important value for humans in order to thrive on this planet.
This project has been running since 2006 in the southeastern shore of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, and its priority objective is to protect indigenous herdsmen from rabies disease by vaccination of pets, especially dogs. The indisputable “outcome” of this project is the fact that there has been no fatal case of rabies in the area throughout its lifetime, although people have died relatively often of this disease in the past.
(my Electronic Loan Exchange Network) is a Czech portal focusing on financing sustainable projects in developing countries. Via myELEN.com everyone can financially support chosen entrepreneur or microfinancial institution and get back the principal with fixed interest.
The aim of our business is not only profit but also help to solve a specific problem, because we believe that prosperity of individuals leads to prosperity of the whole society.
The organization is based in Ostrava, but most of its activities are managed from Olomouc. The development project is being implemented in East Africa in southwestern Tanzania, namely in the Mbeya region of rural areas in Mahango, Malawatu, Utengule Usangu and Iduya.
Kola pro Afrika, o.p.s. was founded in 2012 in Ostrava. Inspired by Jole Rider and Bicycles for Humanity, as well as the founders’ personal experiences. The mission of the organization is to enable children in Africa to travel to education thanks to bicycles donated by people in the Czech Republic. The bikes brought to Africa promote overall literacy, greater employment opportunities and increased citizens’ civil status.
We primarily send trained volunteers to developing countries (Mexico and Indonesia) for free English teaching in a highly efficient way. The assistance is aimed at rural areas with tourist potential. The idea is to enable residents to gain a better position in the local labour market, or to start their business activities related to (eco) tourism.