HEALTH FOR THE POOR: MEDICAL CENTERS TREATED 250.000 PEOPLE LAST YEAR
Since the 1980s, Kolping Bolivia is working for the poor of the country. There are close to 4,000 members in the country’s around 100 Kolping Families. There, like in so many Kolping Families around the world, various self-help activities are taking place, as well as cultural and leisure time projects.
WE LEARN HOW TO EFFECTIVELY RAISE MONEY FOR GOOD INITIATIVES
The representatives of our Foundation participated in international training in Cologne (Germany) with main theme - fundraising. The meeting took place on 3-6 March and among other participants were representatives of the Kolping Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia. Extensive fundraising experience was shared with us by coaches from the organization Kolping International - Elisabeth Schech and Barbara Demmer, who were leading all meeting.
WE ARE GOING TO SLOVAKIA
Our next meeting organized by Slovak partner is coming soon. There is some information, which allows us to prepare to the meeting under the topic: Examples of teaching global education issues.
Please read the program and send the application form to Slovakia
Strategies for a successful fundraising in global education - under this title will be the first in the year 2016 meeting of the project "Strengthening global awareness in the local communities - Kolping 2020 Strategy".
The meeting will be held in March, in the period 3-5.03.2016. You will find program and registration form.
You are welcome!
From 10 till 13th December 2015 in Brasov took place the international workshop “Activism and social change for sustainable development” in the framework of the project “Strengthening global awareness in the local communities - Kolping 2020 Strategy” co - funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
All project partners from Romania, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Slovenia and Germany took part in the fifth international meeting, which was organized for the second time in Romania.
The trainer - Cosmin Radu Galu began from task to observe own local communities of each country by participants and evaluate: what are the needs, what are our goals and how are our activists connected towards organisation's mission.
Venue: The Kolping House, Štiavnické Bane, Slowakei
Date: 2nd -3rd January 2016
Theme: - introduction of social encyclicals which have had global impact with the particular focus on the encyclical Laudato si .
Target group: young people 20 to 35 years old.
Number of participants: 16
The Kolping Society in Slovakia encourages its members and sympathizers to be socially active citizens.
The national Praeses of the Kolping Society in Slovakia Pavol Zaťko and the project coordinator PhDr. Margita Marková were the lecturers.
The meeting agenda is already known. The meeting scheduled in the period 10-13 December 2015 will be devoted to a topic: Activism and Social Change for Sustainable Development. You will find program and registration form here
The fourth meeting, which was realized by Slovenian partner, is behind us. The meeting under the topic Global learning and ICT was organized in Maribor, in the period 23-25 October.
Mrs Maja Vičič Vrabonja held a workshop under the tittle: Implementation of contemporary technology in global learning.
She presented 3 IC-Tools to the participants in a way that they were able to have the experience of the user.
In the surroundings of the Ugandan capital of Kampala there are many young people without an adequate school education. Because of that they have very little chances to find decent work, virtually no future prospects. The Work Opportunity Programme of Kolping Uganda helps these young people to get a vocational training that enables them to build a better life.
Kolping Germany is participating in a campaign of the Diocese of Essen. This is under the motto: “W like Welcome”. Refugees are welcome: this is what the Diocese of Essen wants to show with a campaign on the social network Facebook. On photos, the staff of the diocese form a “W like Welcome” and post it on the diocese‘s Facebook page – and call on other users to also set a sign.
For more than 190 young Kolping members, the members of the National Board and Head Office organized a summer camp in the Ninh Chu resort near Saigon. The morning of the young Kolping members was characterized by common singing and exercise.
The program of the fourth transnational project meeting is ready. It is time to talk about using a new technology by global education. The Slovenian partner is waiting for registration.
Data, facts and projects carried out by SEK e.V. in 2014 can be found in the brand-new annual report 2014.
Thank you to our Romanian partner - Organizatia Centrala a Familiilor Kolping din Romania for preparing and leading the 3. transnational meeting in Caransebes - Global education in activities.
All through 2015, one summit chases the next one in Angela Merkel’s appointment book. Following her invitation, the G7 summit has taken place in June in Germany. Further ground-breaking events are the UN summit on new development and sustainability objectives in September in New York, and the climate conference in December in Paris.
Brasilien in aller Munde: Vom 12. Juni steht das Land durch die Fußball-WM im Fokus der Öffentlichkeit. Eine gute Gelegenheit, sich nicht nur mit dem Sport, sondern auch mit Land und Leuten zu beschäftigen und mit Kolping Brasilien.
Agricultural and environmental issues in rural areas are one focus of Kolping Tanzania’s work. Here Kolping Families learn how to create cow manure or how they can improve the cultivation of coffee, sweet potatoes, or tapioca. There are also courses that pass on pest control techniques.
Preparation of a common strategy - "Kolping 2020 - innovative practice in Global Education" will create a synergy effect and it creates the participating countries the opportunity to exchange experience in international cooperation and to provide better quality of education offered.
Kolping International invites all partners to take part in the second transnational meeting in Frankfurt, which will take place at the end of May 2015. We will discuss on the strategy. One important part it will be also visit in rhe Kolping-Jugendwohnen – Kolping-Youthhousing in Frankfurt.
Six partners participated in a first transnational project meeting on the subject of global learning. From 5.3. to 03.08.2015 was organised the first event on the theme " Introduction to global learning " in Cologne. In the project Involved are Kolping organizations from Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Kolping International. The aim is to exchange information on methods and content to teach global learning and to extend its offering.
The Kolping Family Nuevo Amanecer in San Francisco la Lodosa consists mostly of young men who are active in Kolping for many years. Some of them are even members of the National Executive Board. When they joined Kolping, they were still day labourers on the coffee plantation of an owner of a large estate. Thanks to the educational work in Kolping, they have joined together and bought a plot, initially with their own savings, to cultivate coffee themselves.
Our project “Strengthening global awareness in the local communities - Kolping 2020 Strategy” is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
Gemeinsam mit dem Aktionsbündnis "Deine Stimme gegen Armut" setzt sich KOLPING INTERNATIONAL für menschenwürdige Arbeit ein - weltweit.
In simply way – global education – what is this?
During the first project the leader presented the whole project showed all activities and funding rules.
Thank You all participants from 6 countries. It was a goon introduction – meeting! In some days there will be prepared report on the first meeting in Cologne. Now some pictures.
Please find attached the program for the global learning workshop and all necessary information.
We would like to inform you about the first nternational meeting in Cologne: 5-8.03.2015.
The grant agreement was signed by the representative of Polish National Agency.
Today we officially can start the project Strengthening global awareness in the local communities - Kolping 2020 Strategy. The project is realized in cooperation of six partner from Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.