UNDP-EU partnership: stories from the field
Here you will find stories that illustrate the partnership between UNDP and the Europan Union in the field. Given that our partnership covers over 100 countries and spans over a decade, these stories represent just a fraction of what we do together. They are however important as they show what difference our partnership makes in the lives of people. They show how we help empower people and support the building of resilient nations.
Myanmar is vulnerable to natural disasters and humanitarian crises. On Oct. 22, 2010, in the western coastal state of Rakhine, Cyclone Giri left 45 people dead and affected some 260,000. "The cyclone destroyed all of my farmland” said U Maung Han, a paddy-farmer from Tha Yet Chaung Village, Paumore
Ludmila Abramciuc is the first ever woman to head a renewable energy company in Moldova. In her hometown of Balti, she manages a thriving biomass fuel briquette business – “Ecobricheta” - that has greatly expanded recently with support from a programme funded by the European Union and implemented anmore
Until last year, 21-year-old Shahzadi worked the land like most people in her remote, rural community in southern Pakistan. But today she’s breaking ground in a new field. Shahzadi, who lost her left arm in a childhood accident, has been helping to rebuild homes in Sindh province, which was devastatmore
- "I believe that a woman can do any job as long as she is determined, works hard and does her best. Women can and should play important roles in society," says Chantavone Inthavongsy, the first Lao woman to become a Senior Explosive Expert for UXO Clearance Laos On #EmpowerTuesday, read her story: http://on.undp.org/zpYGX 9 hours ago
- "I want to be an example for other women who experience domestic abuse and show it is possible to overcome it" says Ligia, an outspoken community advocate who stood up to her abuser. She now helps other survivors of domestic violence in Nicaragua. On #EmpowerTuesday, read Ligia's story: http://on.undp.org/zpXMY 15 hours ago
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