Today is the International Day of the Girl Child. This day has been initiated from the UN and is a good opportunity to remind ourselves of what it means to be a girl child in today’s world.
In providing a TVET education in hospitality for young women, PROJECT-E has to consider the background of the young women as well as the location they are in and the culture that comes with it.
Varese was the perfect location for this August Strategy Weekend, as charming, beautiful and warm as our Team members. We were 14 people meeting up this time, for eleven of us, it was the first Strategy Weekend.
Today, the 15th of July, is an important day for the world’s future: Thousands of people are raising awareness for the crucial value of youth’s skills development internationally.
As PROJECT-E turns 11 this year, we want to go back to the roots of it all and find out more about how the idea to found PROJECT-E was born, and how it all started.
MEET THE YOUNG AND INSPIRING COMPUTER INSTRUCTOR JERRY AT THE PEHI
In honour of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we want to celebrate cultural diversity all over the world and especially in Ethiopia and Addis Ababa, where our PROJECT-E Hospitality Institute (PEHI) is located.
In Ethiopia 65% of women aged 15-49 have experienced Female Genital Mutilation. The Ethiopian government officially criminalised the practice more than a decade ago and, according to UNICEF, the nationwide prevalence of FGM in Ethiopia declined from 74% in 2005 to 65% in 2017. Despite official banns more than half of the women in Ethiopia are still being affected by it.
The Association of Women in Boldness (AWiB) is a feminist movement and organisation aiming on creating a safe space for women of different ages through weekly sessions on topics that are important to women in Addis Ababa.
On the International Mother Earth Day, we would like to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set by the United Nations and give you an insight on how PROJECT-E works towards them.