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December is that time of year to pause and reflect. At Humanitas Afrika, we look back to the goals we set ourselves at the beginning of 2012, we reminisce the achievements that stood us tall, we recall the challenges we had to overcome, we remember the hurdles we could not cross and we recollect the criticisms that made us rethink. Above all, we hold dear all those who stood by us and gave us hope, encouragement and support, morally or materially.

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Environmental stories from Africa in Svetozor cinema

18/11/12

Environmental stories from Africa in Svetozor cinema

Do You know the story Man who planted trees? Can you think of an African version of Giorn story? The upcoming film evenings organised by Humanitas Afrika as a part of a series Environmental Stories from Africa introduce real people who did not give up the fight for a better future. Fore more information and the programme click here.

Outdooring ceremony: photoreport

After the completion of the first training course for dressmakers in Obom village, an outdooring ceremony took place on 29 September 2012. The event was attended by dozens of local people, friends and relatives of the apprentices. They came to wish these young people well and show their support. The special guest of honour for the occasion was the founder of Black History Month in Great Britain Akyaaba Addae-Sebo, who came to the Czech Republic in 2005 to attend the Forum 2000 conference. Also in attendance were leaders of the community.

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Humanitas Afrika awards the first scholarships to university students

Emmanuel Attare is one of our first students to benefit from the long-term patronage programme and the kind support of Czech donors on the tertiary level. He is at the same time the first student from the deprived rural town of Obom to get a chance to gain university education.

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Library closed in August

01/08/12

The African Information Centre will be closed for the whole month of August. You can visit us again from 4 September 2012. The library will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m.

The office will be also closed during the holiday month of August. If you wish to contact us, please do so via e-mail info@humanitasafrika.cz.

Humanitas Afrika supports not only primary school children but also a few young people who have decided to learn a trade. Most of them are being trained under a master or a mistress and it usually takes three years to prepare them for their occupation. Recently, they have sent us some few pictures. Take a look at Esther, Anani, Denise and Bright who are benefiting from the sponsorship programme supported by our Czech patrons. Most patrons have been supporting these young people since their primary school years. Esther has also written a very nice letter to her supporter:

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In September last year, we have celebrated the success of secondary school students who have passed their final WAEC exams with excellent results. We are now looking for patrons who would be willing to help us finance their studies at Ghana universities or colleges. Help us encourage the talent and ambition of these young Ghanaians.

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