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Students Of Oceana IBS Demands Refund

Students Of Oceana IBS Demands Refund

A group of Indian and Nepali students are stuck in Mauritius fighting a legal battle for refund of fees from a college run by Indians which, they allege, has cheated them. Only one student has returned home after managing to get a refund, but at least 19 others who took admission in the Oceana IBS […]

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SAFE Center

SAFE Center

For several years, the Association For People With Tears (CALL) wanted to open a counseling center for families of drug addicts and alcoholics Roche-Bois. With the support of Decentralised Cooperation Programme of the European Union, the SAFE center will welcome its first visitors in the coming days. “Alcoholism and addiction carting their share of distress […]

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Mauritius Red Cross & La Maison Coeur-Ecoute

Mauritius Red Cross & La Maison Coeur-Ecoute

Last month, two executive member of The Overseas Mauritian Society (TOMS) headed to Mauritius to submit a cheque to the Mauritius Red Cross & La Maison Coeur-Ecoute. A total of Rs35k was remitted to Mauritius Red Cross Society to support families affected by the flooding in March and some football equipment was donated to La […]

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International Financing For Disaster Risk Management  – The 20-year Story

International Financing For Disaster Risk Management – The 20-year Story

This infographic presents the very latest figures on finance for disaster risk reduction. It provides a preview of a report, due to be released in the summer of 2013, which will present a thorough review of natural disaster related financing using the Disaster Aid Tracking (DAT) database. It is eight years into the implementation of […]

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Can Aid Programmes Help Get Public Services Moving?

Can Aid Programmes Help Get Public Services Moving?

Much has been written on how governance and institutions affect the provision of public services in developing countries. Their influence is now widely accepted and continues to dominate discussions on how to improve the quality of services. Despite this acknowledged reality, much less attention has been given to how aid programmes can facilitate government efforts […]

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Priorité à l’enquête sociale

Priorité à l’enquête sociale

04 Apr 2013 Suite aux inondations du 30 mars, les volontaires de Caritas sont sur le terrain pour recenser précisément les dégâts subis par environ 400 familles. Six localités prioritaires ont été désignées, mais l’enquête sociale se poursuit au-delà, notamment à Tranquebar et à Pointe-aux-Sables. Rencontre avec Aurore Moutenot de Caritas et Maxwell Moonsawmy du […]

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At Barkly Primary School

At Barkly Primary School

À l’école du partage Depuis le 30 octobre, les élèves en difficulté de l’école primaire de Barkly ont un nouveau toit pour les accueillir. Ces enfants reçoivent de quoi manger avant les classes grâce à l’association Cœur-Ecoute, fondée par Mary Jolicoeur. Il y a un an, cette dernière a lancé “Kontan lekol, sa mem nou […]

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Mary Jolicoeur – The Fairy Godmother Of Barkly Children

Mary Jolicoeur – The Fairy Godmother Of Barkly Children

Woman with a golden heart, this is the best way we can describe Mary Jolicoeur.  Spokesperson of the association ‘La maison Coeur-Ecoute’, Mary strives heart and soul for the cause of deprived children of Cite Barkly. Wife and mother of five, Mary does not hesitate to leave her home early every morning to welcome the […]

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Government Website Launched To Help Aid Community Groups

Government Website Launched To Help Aid Community Groups

    The government has launched a new website aimed at promoting community ownership of local amenities. The Community Rights website has been launched by the Communities and Local Government department before regulations on community ownership come into force next month. The site highlights changes in the law intended to help community groups take over buildings or […]

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Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum 2012 with Head of States,International Business & Trade Delegation

Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum 2012 with Head of States,International Business & Trade Delegation

Diamond Jubilee Commonwealth Economic Forum Sharing Capitalism for Global Prosperity & Sustainable Growth 6 – 7  June 2012 Mansion House, London, United Kingdom         Invitation from Alderman David Wootton The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor “The City of London Corporation in association with UK Trade & Investment is pleased to co‐host the Commonwealth Economic Forum with the Commonwealth […]

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