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Burkina Faso: Solidarity in order to fight against COVID-19

On 8 June 8 2020, in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, Aide et Action provided COVID-19 prevention kits to the Cité de l’Avenir school, as well as to the Bogodogo municipal high school, both located in the 10th District of the town.

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2,600 children escape work through education in India

Aide et Action is fighting to make access to education a reality for millions of children who are still deprived of it. But beyond this mission, we also act to ensure respect for their fundamental rights such as that of being protected against economic exploitation.

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In Sri Lanka, our professional training program adapts to COVID-19 and continues online

In Sri Lanka, following the closure of our vocational training centers due to COVID-19, our skills development program, iLEAD, has adapted using technology. Thus, the trainees were able to continue their training across the country, despite the crisis. This initiative ensured all 372 registered students continuing with their regular online classes through their respective iLEAD centers in 14 locations.

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Benin: Supporting girls’ menstruation to strengthen their attendance in class

Many schools in Benin do not have latrines or water points. This lack of health facilities makes many girls miserable, even pushing some of them to drop out of school. On the occasion of World Menstrual Hygiene Day, Aide et Action talks about its project to improve hygiene and sanitation in schools, developed in part to respond to this problem.

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“Without Aide et Action, it would have been very difficult for us to reach home safely”

Since the start of the pandemic in India, Aide et Action has paid particular attention to migrant workers who are very weak from the situation. While our teams try to provide them with the support they need to avoid their displacement as much as possible, some families choose to return to their village of origin despite everything, at the cost of all the dangers. We continue to support them as well.