After a well-deserved rest due to the winter season and to Coronavirus, the exposition is back again this summer to raise awareness on access to education and its obstacles. Many kids have not been able to go to school anymore due to the COVID-19 virus. No more lessons and no more playing with friends in the schoolyard. Around here, many kids started to realize how important school is and how school is not only a place for learning but also one for socializing. Many parents probably appreciate the teachers’ work now more than they ever did. The exposition comes at a good time, because it reminds us that absence from school and education is not something sporadic, but is an ongoing problem in many countries (...)
For the last few months, the Coronavirus has kept the world on tenterhooks. Shops, restaurants and other businesses had to close from one day to another, which had a tremendous impact on people’s lives and on the local economy. In the poorer countries, the consequences of the crisis could be devastating. The situation in many African and Asian countries may seem remote to us but it affects a huge amount of people. Daily pay is usually barely enough to provide for food and shelter for families and this is becoming more and more difficult due to the current situation. While people are trying to go back to ‘’normal life’’ in and around Luxembourg, it might take much longer in other countries where the consequences might be terrible and where the problematic is more complex.
This is the reason why CSI is currently offering support to some of their partner organizations to fight against the spread of the virus and to lessen its negative consequences (...)
In cooperation with Dieschbourg Mill in Echternach, CSI Lëtzebuerg is selling fair-trade coffee from Peru. The proceeds go towards funding our project in support of disadvantaged children and youth in Bangladesh.
The coffee (beans or ground) is available from Dieschbourg Mill or CSI Luxembourg. If you order for a minimum of €75, Dieschbourg Mill will deliver to your home free of charge.