Category: Pictures of the Week

Promoting Knowledge Management in East Africa

Last week we completed our first KNOWHOW3000 online session series on knowledge management in East Africa! For 4 sessions, between 50 and 100 of our partners and colleagues worldwide joined together to learn more about knowledge management and to share their experiences.

Memories from Kawempe Home Care

Yesterday, I got news from Kampala in my mail box. Gerever Niwagaba, the Co-Founder and Program Manager of our Partner Organisation Kawempe Home Care, shared some files for our platform with me. Among the documents attached to the email there were some really nice pictures of our former Technical Advisor Agnes Spiegel at the organisation. So I thought I would …

Los efectos secundarios de la cuarentena

La cuarentena con toque de queda en El Salvador dio inicio el 21 de marzo y está prevista hasta el 16 de Mayo. Durante este periodo solo está permitido de salir de casa para la compra de alimentos y medicina o para personas en empleos relevantes. El sector informal, como en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos,  es …

Returnee Meeting

Last weekend I had the pleasure to host a meeting with a group of very dedicated returnees!: : They have been hosting our „InteressentInnen Seminare“ – a workshop-like-day, when groups of people have the opportunity to get to know more about the way we work and what going on a mission may be about. I love that we are offering these workshops …

Impresiones de Centroamérica

Durante nuestra visita en Centroamérica tuvimos la oportunidad de conocer y charlar con muchas personas. Las conversaciones fueron muy interesantes y fructíferas. Aquí les dejo un pequño avance. Pronto compartiremos más con ustedes.: :

Senegal Buchhaltungs- und Audit-Workshop

: Eine Säule der guten Qualität und Vernetzung im Senegal Programm ist die stete Zusammenarbeit unserer Partner auf allen Ebenen.: Im Dezember hat ein Workshop zum Informationsaustausch und zur internen Weiterbildung ad Buchhaltungsprogramme und Auditvorbereitung mit allen unseren Partnerorganisationen stattgefunden.: :

Kicking off Phase III of the Policy Dialogue Consortium Project

In November 2019 we celebrated a Sharing and Planning workshop within the Policy Dialogue Consortium Project, celebrating 5 years of successful project implementation and planning the upcoming project phase. All 9 partner organizations from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania, as well as HORIZONT3000, CARE Austria and the ADA participated. For more information check out the blog entry on the HORIZONT3000 …

"Mujeres Rurales - Por Ustedes Todo, Sin Ustedes Nada"

El Salvador. A finales del año 2019 FUNDESYRAM y la mesa de género de Ahuachapan lanzaron el  Primer Concurso Fotográfico “Mujeres Rurales – por ustedes todo, sin ustedes nada” para visibilizar los esfuerzos, logros

Sharing Knowledge in Arua

End of November 2019, PALM Corps, AFARD and HORIZONT3000 organised a sharing event in Arua on the topic of securing livelihoods for South Sudanese refugees and Ugandan host communities. As a Flying TA in knowledge management, I assisted staff of the two NGOs in the preparation for and the conducting of the event. It was the first of its kind …

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

Marsch am International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women durch Chimoio, Mosambik am 25.11.2019 als Auftaktveranstaltung der 16 Tage gegen Gewalt an Frauen und Mädchen: :

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

Marsch am International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women durch Chimoio, Mosambik am 25.11.2019 als Auftaktveranstaltung der 16 Tage gegen Gewalt an Frauen und Mädchen: :

Ofrendas en el Cielo

: Todos los Santos is aproaching and so many activities are coming up these days in Guatemala. Colectivon NoJ is organizing an exhibition Ofrendas en el Cielo, at Casa NoJ in Quetzaltenango. They present giant kites, accompanied by verses about death in Mexican culture and other elements of the celebration of the day of the dead.: (Maria de los Angeles Rodrígez García …

Golden times for KNOWHOW3000: the golden KM4D Award

We are very proud – HORIZONT3000 has been given the golden KM4D Award! Interested to find out more about this, check : greetings from Vienna office!: : Petra: :  : :

Travelling to work - in rain or shine - can have some hurdles

Dar es Salaam can experience heavy rains. On a day like this – trying to get to work is difficult. The streets are flooding, few people rush around by food, most are in their private cars.: : Today was such a day. After about half an hour waiting, my Bode (motorcycle taxi) is still not here and the rain is not stopping. Next …

Impression from the In-Country Training East Africa

As part of the East African In-Country Training, TAs and their counterparts from Uganda and Tanzania as well as staff from the regional office met in Kampala for 3 days to engage in workshops on organizational development and the intricacies of intercultural communication.:

"Foto de acción" en el sol de la tarde en Xela

: After an interesting day at the KH3000 workshop Autosostenibilidad integral de las organisaciones(facilitated by Paul Menchu), we have gathered in the beautiful garden of COFA (Family Movement Christian Quetzaltenango) to take an action photo.: Workshop participants came from different partner NGOs, such as CCDA – Comité Campesino del Altiplano, Colectivo NoJ, MIRIAM – Associación para la Promoción Intelectual …

Mujeres en café!

En la Biosfera Apaneca-Ilamatepec, El Salvador, hay muchas mujeres que cortan y cultivan café. Iris del cantón La Esperanza cuenta que en el cafetal estamos haciendo el mismo trabajo físico que los hombres. Es importante saber, que a parte de su trabajo en campo las mujeres rurales también realizan la mayoría del trabajo domestico, lavan la ropa de su familia …

Lago de Atitlán

On the way to visit the Organization ‘CCDA – Comité Campesino del Altiplano’ in Guatemala we passed by this mirador with a wonderful view of Lake Atitlán.: :

Día del Maestro

Teachers day – a day to honor teachers. Celebration of teachers day happens on different dates worldwide – here is a list: In Nicaragua teachers day is celebrated on June 29th and at the Centro Educativo Hna. Maura Clarke in Managua they got this

Marcha de Orgullo LGBTI

El Salvador is known to have one of the highest rates of violence and homicide rate in the world. Members of the LGBTI community and especially Trans Women are surpassingly frequent victims of hate crimes – often executed by the police, military and gangs like the MS13 or Mara18. Since 1994, more than

Way to work

The day begins with a nice drive to the office (Tanzania, Kayanga).: :

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