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Stories

Stories of a changing world. Stories of men and women affected by our projects. Stories of how we work and what we aim to achieve.

stories of change

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In rural Tanzania, it is very expensive to use industrial materials, while labour is cheap. The stone arch technology capitalises on this fact by using local materials in a labour intensive process, reducing the cost with 80%.
In Gaza, Enabel aims to bring hope to young people by enabling them to create new businesses. To tackle this extraordinary challenge, we team up with local business associations and civil society.
Local communities, the authorities and field actors must work together to make progress in the fight against circumcision and other forms of gender-based violence in Burkina Faso. That is the ambition behind the “She Decides” programme.
Enabel is involved in a project using drones to develop the pineapple sector in Benin. It aims to provide the sector with a sustainable tool to assure further growth.
It is estimated that globally 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. In Burkina Faso the majority of women have been cut. Together with communities and the government of Burkina Faso, Enabel works to put an end to this practice; 
Enabel's experience in building resilient and effective health systems is now also proving relevant in the light of the enormous challenges the COVID-19 crisis poses for many countries.

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