(…) Drosos Foundation is committed to enabling disadvantaged people to live a life of dignity.

Egypt

Bicicletta – A bike-sharing model

Over the past decade, several youth groups have initiated cycling as a popular hobby among male and female young people. The main challenge to greater participation is owning a bicycle which can be taxing for most young people. “Bicicletta” introduces …

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Switzerland

Colourful Stories

Reading is one of the basic educational skills and is important for learning success. However, children and young people, especially boys, are increasingly under-performing. The “Colourful Stories” project provides schoolchildren at intermediate and secondary level with better access to reading, …

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(…) Every individual bears the responsibility for him/herself, for others, for the environment. The Foundation creates aptitudes and promotes skills which enable people to fulfil these responsibilities.

Germany

“Show what you can do!”

In the eastern parts of Germany, young people with problems gaining a start in life due to their origins are increasingly leaving school without any qualifications. In this context there is significant evidence of a link between educational attainment and …

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Tunisia

Artistic workshops

The aim of the project is to make it easier to access culture and creativity, especially for children, in areas and places where there is a lack of art, and thus positively promote the personal development of those benefiting from …

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(…) The Foundation seeks a long-term impact of its projects. With regard to sustainability and social acceptance, the Foundation promotes cooperation between local partners, authorities or the private sector.

Egypt

Integration of prisoners into society

Upon release, prisoners often face several challenges including unemployment, lack of legal aid services and social stigma that may make it difficult for them to reintegrate into the community. Women face additional challenges where many families restrict their life choices …

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Lebanon

Awareness raising and harm reduction

The project supports Marsa, a sexual health centre in Beirut, in the provision of specialised sexual health and harm reduction services to more than 10’000 people in Beirut and surrounding areas. As well as providing medical and psychological consultations and …

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(…) The Foundation regards aid relationships as equal partnerships. Project ideas are developed together with the partners, and project implementation is closely monitored by the Foundation.

Palestine

Promoting literacy in a fun way

A small library, available for daily use by up to 50 children, is being established in a newly renovated historic building. The children can use the library facilities, take part in playful activities to promote literacy and learning, or be …

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Morocco

HIV prevention and healthcare services in prisons

The access to medical treatment and care services for the prevention of HIV, hepatitis or drug use is being improved in five selected prisons in Morocco. UNODC focuses on promoting best practices and develops sustainable partnerships between Moroccan NGOs and …

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Lebanon

Vocational training and work placement for young people

By supporting a network of guidance and employment offices in both private and state technical schools across Lebanon, the project addresses youth unemployment. The offices place 1’ooo students of electrical engineering in jobs, following coaching and extra-curricular courses to improve …

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Morocco

Amal Job Incubator

This project focuses on the vocational integration of 100 vulnerable young women without qualifications, aged between 18 and 35 years old, in the catering sector, in Marrakech. Three business activities shall be set up within the training centre and vocational …

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