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02/17/2017 at 15:04. Facebook
A Fridaysmile from Togo!

Thanks to a network that now spans five countries, our social workers are able to help children that wish to leave their home town by protecting them against exploitation. As soon as they start their journey, the children know exactly where they can get help. They will be fed, receive shelter, get useful information and receive care and protection. If they have been...
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02/16/2017 at 07:42. Facebook
Konitsa, a town that shows solidarity

This small town in Greece hosts a refugee site. Terre des hommes works in collaboration with the local community to guarantee children a smooth integration process...a key to a promising future!

Konitsa, Greece: A town that stands with Syrian refugees

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02/13/2017 at 15:40. Facebook
In a month from now, there will be THE traditional orange sale of Terre des hommes. And how about participating yourself, just like Laetitia Guarino and Jonas Schneiter?

Orange sale: “I feel like helping, but I don’t know how.“

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02/12/2017 at 08:13. Facebook
February 12 is the international day against the use of child soldiers, also called Red Hand Day. In South Sudan, our local team helps children forcibly recruited by armed forces. Watch our short film.

Opposing Harm: Terre des hommes' Emergency Response in South Sudan (short version)

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It's your birthday soon? Celebrate here while helping children in need elsewhere. In just 3 clicks, launch your own MyTdh fundraising campaign to support a cause you care about.

It's Friday, and our smile comes from Afghanistan this week. There, we combat poverty and child labour in rural areas by helping families improve their livelihoods.

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Un road trip jusqu’au Maroc au volant d'un camion, Miss Schweiz Lauriane Sallin part à l'aventure pour la bonne cause! Soutenez sa campagne de soutien pour les enfants qu'elle lance à cette l'occasion sur MyTdh.

Lauriane Sallin | MyTdh | Terre des hommes

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Get involved here while helping children in need elsewhere. Do you have a birthday coming up, a sports challenge or a company event to celebrate? This is the perfect opportunity to support a worthy cause. Discover MyTdh and launch your own fundraising campaign to support a cause you care about.

MyTdh: Stand up for children

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MyTdh: Engagez-vous pour les enfants.

MyTdh: Engagieren Sie sich für Kinder.

MyTdh: Stand up for children.
Fridaysmile alert! At 20 months, Deepa weighed only 6.3kg. Average weight for this age is 11kg.

Deepa came to the attention of our social workers when she was examined at a growth monitoring session held for children in her community. In addition to advice on good hygiene practices, her parents received financial assistance so they could bring Deepa to the nearest nutritional rehabilitation...
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Deepa gains two kilos and smiles again

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Introducing Primero an open source web app designed for child protection case management and incident monitoring.

Find out more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

In partnership with UNICEF, Save the Children US, International Rescue Committee, UNFPA , UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, UN Peacekeeping and International Medical Corps
Möchtest du dich für die grösste humanitäre Strassenaktion zugunsten notleidender Kinder engagieren? Wir suchen Freiwillige in Graubünden und St. Gallen!

Der Orangenverkauf von Terre des hommes findet am 10. und 11. März in der ganzen Schweiz statt. Interessiert? Schreibe uns auf orange@tdh.ch. Wir freuen uns auf deine Teilnahme :)

Orangenverkauf | Terre des hommes

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Smile, it's Friday! In India, improving the health of children under five is one of our main priorities. Learn more here:

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Why do refugees continue their journey despite the freezing temperatures? Why don't they go to government centres?

The Balkans: Why do refugees continue their journey despite the cold?

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In the Epirus region in Greece, 50% of the refugees are children. In partnership with the University of Ioannina and Libraries Without Borders, we offer age-appropriate education. They can take part in Greek and other lessons as well as games activities.

...because we are convinced that teaching refugee children is the key to their future.

Teaching refugee children: The key to their future

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Our Fridaysmile comes from Benin this week! In this West African country, Tdh works to ensure that children who risk exploitation receive better education, health and safety. Our teams accompany them to school, support them with professional training, arrange for foster care and organise social and psychological activities.
Torkham, the story of a humanitarian success

In this town in Afghanistan, not many children had access to education. In collaboration with local NGOs, Terre des hommes has introduced and developed educational and recreational activities, psychological support and protection for these children. At the end of 2016, four schools were opened. It is now time for us to hand over our activities to...
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Torkham: A humanitarian success story

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We are looking for volunteer, home-based translators into English (which should be their mother tongue). You have translating skills and some free time? Contact us now!

Volunteer work

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Yesterday, our new ambassador Xavier Colin (right) brought Ashraf, a 3-month-old baby, and the young Taha back to their families in Casablanca. Ashraf was only one month old when he had to be brought urgently to the Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève for a serious heart disease. Taha stayed there six weeks for the same reason. He was very happy to see his parents, brother and sisters again in...
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Yay, it's Friday! In Ecuador, children where traumatized by the earthquake and the many aftershocks that hit the country last year. Our experts support them and help the children overcome this ordeal. We used artistic techniques like drawing, theatre and bodily expression to help children discuss their feelings.