This space is intended to shine the spotlight on the initiatives of Ecuadorian organisations that strive every day in the field to improve the daily lives of this country's inhabitants.
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- creating a synergy between them so they can exchange their respective experiences and optimise their know-how;
- organizing workshops, events, meetings and other forums where NGOs can exchange best practice, pool their experience, improve their skills through training, and in this way build a true network of local grass-roots initiatives;
- conducting audits on their operation, financing, needs, etc.;
- giving advice on project setup, specific funding research and communication;
- making the public aware of their involvement;
- improving their visibility at international scale.
This label is the official seal of the pledge and passion the mediated NGOs bring to their work, their performance and their management of the support they receive.
It is awarded by a commission composed of a team of French members and local auditors specialised in NGO location and study, following a complete audit.
Une Option de Plus has developed its activities in France and offers training programs for the volunteers of the organizations as well as for all interested volunteers of other organizations. We also undertake awareness activities on international solidarity in schools. Furthermore, we participate in various events of the associative life all year long. Watch the video shot during the 2012 Week of Solidarity.
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In Ambato, the year began with a working party at the foundation. Once the work was done, the foundation invited parents of those participating in the foundation’s projects to find out about what’s planned for 2015 - workshops and other activities the foundation plans to deliver. The therapy and family activities have already restarted.
In march, the “Cristo de la Calle” association organised its monthly delivery of food baskets to the families that it supports.
Throughout Holy Week, a typical dish is honored in Ecuador: fanesca. A symbol of intermixing, it is a dish containing all sorts of grains: corn, wheat, beans, etc. In Saraguro, Mashi Pierre organized for the first time this year a community meal on the occasion of Holy Week.
These days, the use of IT equipment can be a great advantage or a huge obstacle depending on whether one can master it or not. Beginning this month, at the Jóvenes para el Futuro (Youth for the Future) foundation, a new and innovative activity is being offered: free IT classes, open to all.
On April 25th, the 30 children living in the three family homes run by the Cristo de la Calle association got together at the association's farm to take advantage of its country setting and, with the assistance of adults ... to plant trees.
On Saturday 11 April, the children from the Hogar para Todos foyer were invited by the municipality of Cuenca to take part in the celebrations marking the founding of the town. It turned out to be a relaxing and interesting day in the magnificent colonial town with visits to the museum of the central bank of Ecuador, the planetarium and the archaeological site of Pumapungo.
On April 6, the Futuro foundation and its Nueva Esperenza games library celebrated the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
A concert was organised on 29 April to mark the end of the school break period during which Clave de Sur provided musical training to the children and adolescents from the Guasmo Sur neighborhood. This was the occasion for those who took part to showcase their talents and what they learned during this period.
Takes in and cares for adults experiencing severe intellectual disabilities.Through art therapy and behavioral monitoring, the foundation fosters the independence and welfare of its residents.