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Promoting Peace: SEEK II Project’s Contribution to Cross-Border Harmony

As we commemorate International Peace Day, celebrated every 21st of September, we turn the spotlight on how the SEEK Project has played a pivotal role in fostering peace and harmony in cross-border regions.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaEthiopiaKenya
Thematic
Improved governance and conflict prevention
Partner
PACTStrategies for Northern Development
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Unleashing Youth Potential in Somalia: Abdikani's Journey of Empowerment and Inspiration

By completing a mobile repairing course offered by the SAGAL project, Abdikani not only acquired the necessary skills but also cultivated the confidence to embark on an entrepreneurial journey and start his own business.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaSomalia
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunitiesStrengthening resilience of communities
Partner
Danish Refugee Council
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Breaking gender norm barriers in Somaliland through TVET Programmes

Enrolling in a technical skills course to master cooling systems, Ugbaad shattered expectations, emerging not only as the sole woman in a cohort of male peers but also as the lone cooling system expert in the entire Sahil Region of Somaliland.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaSomalia
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunitiesStrengthening resilience of communities
Partner
Concern Worldwide
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Empowering Gender Champions in Sudan

Amidst the challenges stemming from the violent upheaval on April 15, 2023, Sudan's plight is met with a resilient response. In the heart of Gedaref, Eastern Sudan, an inspiring narrative unfolds - one of combating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and fostering inclusivity.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaSudan
Thematic
Strengthening resilience of communities
Partner
Agenzia italiana per la cooperazione allo sviluppoUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of WomenMercy Corps
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Sénégal : orienter les PME vers des solutions de financement adaptées à leur projet

Le programme I&P Accélération au Sahel, soutenu par l’Union Européenne, s’adresse aux start-ups et petites entreprises de la région sahélienne avec un objectif principal : leur donner accès aux financements et aux compétences nécessaires pour permettre leur développement et ainsi favoriser la créati

Region and Country
Sahel & Lake ChadSenegal
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunities
Partner
Investisseurs & Partenaires
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From Refugee to Entrepreneur: Amal Mahad's Journey of Empowerment

Amal, a refugee from Somalia, transformed her life and the Shader refugee camp by participating in the EU-funded STEDE program, opening a beautification and cosmetics shop that improved her family's livelihood and shifted her from aid dependency to self-reliance.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaEthiopia
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunitiesStrengthening resilience of communities
Partner
Mercy CorpsDanish Refugee Council
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Light at home: Sustainable access-to-electricity delivery model to improve households’ quality of life

The project's primary objective is to uplift the lives of refugees and host communities by enhancing local capacity, creating livelihood opportunities, and improving access to basic services through the multifaceted impacts of energy.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaEthiopia
Thematic
Strengthening resilience of communities
Partner
AECIDUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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PROTEJEM en Côte d’Ivoire : comment les familles d’accueil protègent les filles et les garçons des violences qu’ils/elles fuient ?

PROTEJEM (Protection des Enfants et Jeunes en mobilité) travaille avec les familles d'accueil dans le but d’assurer que les enfants privés de protection parentale tels que les enfants et jeunes en mobilité vivent dans un environnement familial et communautaire propice à leur développement. Dans l'at

Region and Country
RegionalSahel & Lake ChadRegional Sahel and LakeCôte d'Ivoire
Thematic
Improved migration management
Partner
Save the Children
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Building Skills, Building Futures: TVET Success Stories from Rwanda

The Dukorane Umurava project, co-financed by the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has enabled refugees and members of the host communities in Rwanda to acquire skills, find jobs, boost their businesses, and support their families.

Region and Country
Horn of AfricaRwanda
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunitiesStrengthening resilience of communities
Partner
GIZ
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Burkina Faso : promouvoir le Faso Dan Fani

Face aux difficultés d’accès aux financements et aux compétences nécessaires au développement des petites et moyennes entreprises en Afrique subsaharienne, I&P Accélération au Sahel est un programme innovant proposant un accompagnement financier (financements d’amorçage) et technique (formation...

Region and Country
BeninGhanaCôte d'IvoireSenegalMaliMauritanieBurkina FasoCamerounNiger
Thematic
Greater economic and employment opportunities
Partner
Investisseurs & Partenaires