Picture taken in recording studio in Burkina Faso.
To begin this overview of our activities of 2021, we start with Morocco,
where the Covid-19 crisis made us embark on a digital journey for which not all of us were prepared. To address the challenge, our team in Morocco developed a digital toolkit in French and Arabic
. It targeted vulnerable groups, including migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Meanwhile, in Burkina Faso‘s Centre-Est region, some twenty traditional and modern musicians from the "Symbiose" collective met in a studio and recorded songs on one of Enabel’s key action themes: raising awareness among rural populations of their sexual and reproductive rights and promoting the abandonment of gender-based violence.
In February, the long-awaited new buildings of the five National Teachers' Colleges, the institutions tasked with training Uganda
's future teachers, were inaugurated. The buildings serve 7,200 students and teachers across the country. They offer brand new classrooms, laboratories, sports facilities and accommodation. Read more about.
As the Covid-19 pandemic raged around the world, Belgium’s Queen Mathilde had a video call with our colleagues in Belgium, Guinea, Morocco, Niger, Uganda, Senegal and the DR Congo. She expressed her concern for the millions of people pushed back into poverty by the pandemic and congratulated the staff of our agency for their efforts in the face of the pandemic.
Online debate hosted by Enabel in Palestine during International Women's Day.
On the occasion of International Women's Day (8 March 2021), Minister of Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir, took part in a live event organised by our team in Palestine
. She shared her ideas on how to achieve gender equality. Replay the debate.
, we boosted business resilience and solution development by supporting the country's first FabLab! Our support included the delivery of prototype 3D printers and plastic shredders as well as the facilitation of business creation coaching. Read more about it
(the article is only available in French).
Our team in Tanzania
shared with us the incredible progress of the stone arch bridge project in the Kigoma region. The bridges support the economic development of the region but also connect farmers to markets, children to schools and people to hospitals. The bridges create jobs and are environmentally friendly. Local low-carbon materials are used for their construction. Find out more about the project!