ABOUT IECD

Since 1988, the Institut européen de coopération et de développement (IECD) has supported human and economic development in several countries by education, vocational training, youth employability and support to small enterprises. The IECD is present in Sub-Saharan Africa, Indian Ocean, Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia.

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30 YEARS / 30 PORTRAITS

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Portrait n°28 : Minhinta

"Agriculture is for me a job and a lifestyle choice!"

Portrait N°27: Sara

Sara is an electrical student in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite the negative remarks from those around her, she perseveres in her studies and discovers a real passion...

Portrait N°26: Aurélien

An ambitious entrepreneur, Aurélien wants to develop his garage and fulfil his dream thanks to the Basic Management Training proposed by the CED, the IECD's local partner...

Portrait N°25 : Yehya

Yehya a 15 ans. Il est le plus jeune d’une famille de 7 enfants. Son père, ouvrier du bâtiment, a perdu son emploi il y a près de 6 ans à la suite d'une explosion qui a dévasté leur quartier...

Portrait N°24: Léonce

Léonce is a former student at the Njombé agricultural training center in Cameroon. This training allowed him to start his own professional activity...

Portrait N°23: Fatima

Fatima followed the FAPAM (Training in personal care of the elderly and sick) in Bekaa, Lebanon. This course has transformed her life...

Portrait N°22: Philippe Bès

Philippe Bès is the Project Director of the SALA BAİ hospitality-catering school in Cambodia. He took part in the first ASSET-H&C annual seminar and offers us his impressions.

Portrait N°21: Rémy Vaillot

Rémy, the former Head of Agricultural Research and Development with Bonduelle is now a volunteer for the APONH project...

Portrait N°20: Monera

After obtaining her baccalaureate, Monera dreamed of higher education, but her family did not have the necessary resources. This would have discouraged many, but not her…

Portrait N°19: Soarazy

Wishing to start work as soon as possible in order to help her parents, Soarazy decided to spend a year following a course as an accommodation assistant at “La Rizière” hospitality school...

Portrait N°18: Henry

Henry has five small fishing boats and a cold storage room, he is a small-scale trader at the CECOPAK. He has followed most of the courses offered by CED...

Portrait N°17: Leila Cherif

Leila Cherif is the President of the association L’Heure Joyeuse, committed to the fight against social and professional exclusion of the underprivileged in the region of Casablanca...

Portrait N°16: Chantal

Daily, Chantal works at the Janah center with children and teenagers who have psychological disorders or who have suffered trauma...

Portrait N°15: Kim

Nothing suggested that Kim would continue her studies, yet, today, she is a student at the bread-pastry making school in Ho Chi Minh City...

Portrait N°14: Eman

Eman works at the Al Hamawi Center in Béthany. She is also the Coordinator of the Al Hamawi Talent program and also teaches science as part of the same program...

Portrait N°13: Dorothée

Dorothée is a student in the agricultural training center of Dizangué in Cameroon. She knew how to take the opportunity presented to her and draws a philosophy: "you have to believe in yourself”...

Portrait N°12: Thierry Dong

Thierry is the Secretary General of the association Convergence-Drépanocytose. He himself has sickle cell disease and fights against ignorance and prejudice...

Portrait N°11: Moustafa

Thanks to the Maharat Li Loubnan project lead by the IECD, Moustafa benefited from one of the certified short training in electricity in Saïda in Lebanon...

Portrait N°10: Jad

Jad is a technical baccalaureate student in Beirut, Lebanon. For three years, he benefits from the Seeds of Hope program...

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