ICDI Fiscal Number: NL802984216B01
International Child Development Initiatives
International Child Development Initiatives is small and extensive, international and local, academic and practical. We are pledged to improve the lives of boys and girls all over the world and we believe that families and communities are key to realising that promise. Working with partners from Nepal to Nicaragua we use local knowledge, international funding, expertise and friendship to strengthen our work. By detecting new social trends we pinpoint areas of need and create tailor-made strategies to inspire change. Our objectives are to develop talent and build independence; to give children and young people the confidence to speak out, and their communities the skills to listen and help. With honesty and good humour we are relentlessly ambitious for the people we work with. And like the family we believe ourselves to be, we are loyal, loving and sometimes challenging.
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Steun onze partner CWIN in Nepal
28-04-2015 De verschrikkelijke aardbeving heeft tot nu toe duizenden mensen het leven gekost. Nog veel meer zijn gewond of hebben geen huis meer. Er is dringende behoefte aan voedsel, kleding en medicijnen. ICDI werkt al jaren in Nepal met onze partnerorganisatie CWIN (voor meer informatie zie www.cwin.org.np ). Dit is een van de grootste kinderrechten organisaties in het land, ze ondersteunen kwetsbare kinderen in diverse regio’s, waaronder Kathmandu zelf. Onmiddelijk nadat de ramp zich voltrokken heeft zijn de mensen van CWIN begonnen met het helpen van gewonde kinderen en hun families. Wij hebben hen gevraagd hoe we ze kunnen helpen en hun antwoord was helder: geef ons alsjeblieft geld. De Nepalezen zijn zeer goed in staat om zelf de hulpverlening te organiseren. Wat ze nodig hebben is geld om de noodzakelijke hulpmiddelen te kopen en om deze te verspreiden. Daarom vragen we u wat CWIN vraagt: geld. U kunt een bedrag naar keuze overmaken naar IBANnummer: NL80 TRIO 0254 7111 89, t.n.v. ICDI onder vermelding van ‘Nepal’. Wij garanderen dat elke cent direct naar CWIN in Nepal gaat.
Nepal struck by earthquake
27-04-2015 This saturday Nepal was struck by a devastating earhtquake that, at the moment of writing, has resulted in 4000 deaths, many more injured, and total destruction of infrastructure. ICDI has been working for many years in the country with our valued partner organization CWIN. Until now it seems our colleagues and their families, as well as the children in their care, are doing o.k., at least they are alive. We wish them and all the other Nepali people a lot of strength in overcoming this terrible event.
My Backpack Training in Turkey a Huge Success
15-04-2015 From 7 to 12 April Bep van Sloten and ICDIs Mathijs gave a training in My Backpack to 30 social workers and psychologists from all over Turkey in the city of Denizli. My Backpack is a creative and interactive method to talk with foster children about their experiences, to help them overcome certain trauma's and increase their resilience. There was a great group of trainees and everybody is enthusiastic about using My Backpack. We will come again in May to do follow up training, Check out www.mybackpack.nl and http://www.koruyucuaile.org.tr

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