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updated April 3nd, 2018

 

 

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IPA's New Collaboration with Hottingen High School


The number of schools looking for collaboration with IPA is constantly rising, and that ...

 

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IPA's New Collaboration with Hottingen High School


makes us very happy. At Hottingen High School, we started an optional course in late February, which attracted the impressive number of 22 students. They voluntarily work extra time after a long day at school, committing themselves to a project for half a year.

The participants, who meet every Tuesday from 4.15 to 6 p.m., are a motley crew. They come from several classes, vary in age and have very different backgrounds. What unites them, however, is an interest in development cooperation and the will to help people in need. There is no better basis for a good collaboration. It certainly started very promisingly. The group settled on a project in Cameroon. But are they going for education or economic development? Drinking water well or food production? What would be sensible, what sustainable? When analysing potential projects, such fundamental questions need to be answered.

 

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Students analysing project countries