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  • 17 Sustainable Development Goals are set and welcomed

    07 Aug News item

    The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached consensus on seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), inclusive of 168 targets. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon praised the success of Member States in approving what he called, “a bold, ambitious and transformative sustainable development agenda for the next 15 years.”

  • Toilets to avoid snakes

    29 Jul News item

    With the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation the Women's Union of Ninh Thuan (a coastal province in Central/South Vietnam) concentrates on sanitary facilities. Thanks to micro-credits and the creation of a ‘health fund’, the lives of many families have improved. More than one thousand families appealed to fifteen teams that had studied their needs, supplied them with the necessary information and provided funds to build toilets.

  • Ms Angèle takes the 'lead'

    23 Jul News item

    An investment by BIO, the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries in a Congolese credit bank and an expanded store for an entrepreneurial woman from Kinshasa have more in common than you might think.

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