2008

Award for Local Leadership – 2008

Senegal

The management of the beach of Ngor

Tags: local development, participative management, environment, politics, employment

«Managing the beach of Ngor causes problems; fishermen, tourists and local swimmers want, each, some satisfaction at the beach.»

«As a civil society we commit ourselves to assure that all questions about the local development finds answers for the interest of the community.»

[INTERVIEW AFRIK.COM (FR)] [VIDEO NGO-TV (FR)]

Award for Entrepreneurship – 2008

Cameroon

Africaura, the African way

Tags: television, prejudice, appreciation, development, art

«A footage on television to allow African people to discover themselves through their aspirations/ambitions, their hope, their way of seeing things and planning life and the prejudges which make them the victims.»

«Our small and big screens are overwhelmed by images about ourselves but these images come from somewhere else, and we are often addicted to these images,... our African culture has tools that we can use for our development.»

[INTERVIEW AFRIK.COM (FR)] [VIDEO NGO-TV (FR)]

Award for Civil Society – 2008

Tanzania

KICORA (Kigoma Community College by Radio), education by radio for the populations of Kigoma

Tags: education, information, civil society, radio, prejudice

«The objective of KICORA is to give a second chance of education, starting from the primary school level, to the many people in Kigoma who, for different reasons that include poverty and diseases, missed their first opportunity to register in formal school programs when they were young.»

«The project of Deo takes roots in a sad experience; at the height of a civil war in his country Deo is jailed. Then he is released with no trial after a year in custody. In the jail he develops the idea of a school where people would learn about responsible citizenship. After his release he goes to Belgium where he creates KICORA.»

[INTERVIEW AFRIK.COM (FR)] [VIDEO (FR)]

Award for Entrepreneurship – 2008

Senegal

Handifestival, an international festival for people with a handicap

Tags: handicap, appreciation, prejudice, awareness raising, festival

«We wanted to show that people with a handicap can also contribute to the development of their country.»

«Such a cultural event can change the regard of each person towards people with a handicap. In Senegal having a physical weakness/handicap is understood as a non capability.»

[INTERVIEW AFRIK.COM (FR)] [VIDEO (FR)]

Honorary prize – 2008

Mali

Seed of hope, a news brief for rural people in Mali

Tags: agriculture, local development, information, traditions, valorisation

«Seed of hope boosts the local information in rural areas; it strives to promote techniques which are effective in agriculture but which, unfortunately, are disappearing. One of them is the traditional way of preserving seeds. Seed of hope wants to restore these techniques.»

The saying that «Our land is not thirsty of its fighters’ blood; it needs, in contrary, the sweat of its people, defies the burden and difficulties of the daily struggle for life and invites people for hard working.»

[INTERVIEW AFRIK.COM (FR)] [VIDEO NGO-TV (FR)]

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