Displaying news for: June 2015

IWD Report

Congratulations and thanks to all the volunteers who supported us last week to deliver information, awareness and advice to you on questions relating to the rights of widows and orphans.In total, 3,200 people of which 1,179 were men and 2,021 were women were involved in…

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IWD 2015: Legal and administrative consultations

For the second day of our FREE legal and administrative consultations, the FSBO team was at Owendo town hall.In total: 708 IWD ribbons were handed out; 989 information leaflets were distributed; 989 people were reached out to by the awareness campaign (371 men and 618 women), 86 of whom were…

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IWD leaflet 2015

47% of widows fall victim to abuse and dispossession. Only 21% access what their rights afford them. Widows have rights, we must respect them.See the leaflet

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International Widows Day (IWD) 2015: The video

​Today Audrey is sad. Her family will never be the same again… What about you? What would you have done if you had been her? widows have rights, we must respect them! ​To view the official photo gallery for IWD, click here

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IWD 2015 – The SAMBA family

​Today, the Samba family finds itself confronted with a scene, which unfortunately, is only too common in Gabon: that of the dispossession and abuse of widows and orphans. Faced with this situation, they decide to take the bull by the horns. Discover how! Today, it is their neighbour……

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Visit of work in progress on Alice's House

​We are hard at work refurbishing Alice's House Yesterday, the FSBO team went to survey the work in order to fully measure the reality of this project dear to our hearts. Alice House will enable the welcome, accomodation , counselling and support free charge…

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Ozavino Scholarship: Aude opens up to us

​A year ago already we were giving you news of Aude, one of our first Ozavino Scholarship recipients. Today she wishes to share with us and report back on her second year as well as on her ambitions for 2016. An occasion for…

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