People in Need – project: Her Turn
Girls and women are often neglected in poor regions. Project Her Turn supported by Člověk v tísni / People in Need is helping teenage girls living in remote rural areas in the regions of Sindupalchuk and Gorka in Nepal. It gives them an opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills they need to face social issues by themselves and escape the poverty trap.
SDG 1 AMBASSADOR
TV host, founder of the foundation Asante Kenya
Fishing for prosperity
Fishing for prosperity, a project supported by the UN Development Programme, focuses on increasing income of fishermen on the Idjwi Island in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Fishing is often the only livelihood option for locals. However, their working conditions are problematic: a large portion of their income goes to their cooperative and to pay for equipment, the remaining earnings are approximately two dollars per day. The UN initiative helps to create better conditions for local fishermen as well as new jobs.
In its long term plan, IKEA pledged to employ over 200,000 socially disadvantaged people around the world through social entrepreneurship programmes. IKEA integrates Syrian refugees within its supply chain, supports female entrepreneurs in India and employs immigrants in Sweden.
Mars cooperates with the global NGO network Oxfam International to build a new platform called Farmer Income Lab which aims to improve the standards in supply chains, especially in developing countries. A network of experts designs and tests new models of cooperation in order to transform the supply chain and ensure decent conditions for local suppliers.
Donate what you do not need. Charities will find a new use for your old clothes, books and furniture.
Freeze fresh products and leftovers that you are not able to eat in time. You can do the same with your take away meals and finish them the next day. It will save food as well as money.
Eat less meat, poultry and fish. Meat production uses more natural resources than plant-based production.
Tell us more about your own ways of supporting the global goals: use the #SDGs, #GlobálníCíle and #GlobalGoals hashtags on social media.