Archive for the ‘Eritrea’ Category

International Women’s Day; Celebrating our “Humming Birds” across our region

Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Burundi, Conflict, Countries, DR Congo, Drought, Education, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Food security, GROW campaign, Gender, Governance, Health, Humanitarian assistance, ICT 4 Development, Kenya, Land, Pan Africa, Peacebuilding, Refugees/IDPs, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Water/sanitation, Women's rights | No Comments »

To mark International Women's Day in HECA. We are celebrating all things women for the next 10 days. Women who have inspired our work in their own special way...women doing small things for a bigger impact within and for their ...

Fleeing persecution – and into destitution

Saturday, February 5th, 2011 Posted in Eritrea, Refugees/IDPs, Somalia | 1 Comment »

Soloman* was arrested as he prayed with friends in Eritrea, where his Protestant religion is banned and believers are often persecuted. He was sent to prison but escaped and fled to the United Kingdom at the end ...

Somalia: The worst place in the world to be a school child

Monday, September 20th, 2010 Posted in Education, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania | No Comments »

Primary school in eastern SudanAs the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Summit starts today in New York, a new report from the Global Campaign for Education - of which Oxfam is a member - looks at the state of education around the ...