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Handicraft project – now on national TV

Handicraft project – now on national TV

The Handicraft project has been doing terrifically since its beginning in 2018. More villagers have gotten engaged in the project, a common House for learning and teaching has been erected, and the local authorities have started seeing the potentials of reviving the...

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New year and Corona

New year and Corona

2021 has begun, and so has a new calendar year in our small association. 2020 was the year of Corona, both here in Denmark but in particular in Eastern India, where our local partners are. As with so many other things, disease strikes harder where poverty is greatest,...

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Online ‘project visit’

Online ‘project visit’

At this time of year, the board of iiINTERest usually zips their backpacks and travels to India on project visits. But this year, ‘usually’ does not exist. Due to the Corona pandemic it has been impossible to travel. Instead, this year's monitoring and project visits...

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Afterschool project

Afterschool project

On March 11, iiINTERest submitted to CISU an application for a completely new project, namely the After School Project. The idea for the initiative was planted as early as 2014. At that time, four employees from Ahead's management visited Denmark and paid a visit to...

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Project visit 2019

Project visit 2019

We are always looking forward to the annual project visit, to meet with our friends in Ahead in Kolkata and to be in the villages and the schools and see ideas transform into reality. This year’s visit was as much a fantastic and positive experience as previous years....

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Rejected visa applications

Rejected visa applications

Once again, the visa applications, that should have allowed four Ahead employees to visit Denmark this summer, have been rejected. The stay would have been the second visit out of a series of capacity building exchange visits, which are imposed on all organizations...

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General Assembly 2019

General Assembly 2019

On Monday, the 30th of April, iiINTERest held its annual general assembly. Søren Jeppesen, Gitte Falk, Poul Daugbjerg, Bodil Faber and Frants Christensen were all re-elected to the board, and they can look forward to another exciting year in the association. Among...

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Grant for FS4 has been approved

Grant for FS4 has been approved

CISU has allocated close to DKK 5 million for the food security project's 4th and final phase. However, this amount is only a fraction of the total budget for the project as the state commissioner of the West Bengal has decided to allocate part of the state's...

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