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

Discover a new story each week…

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...

Portrait N°9: Aurelle

Aurelle is Ivorian and the director of a small agri-food enterprise. At the head of SIKKA SARL, she produces and sells drinks prepared with fresh fruit...

Portrait N°8: Geneviève

Geneviève is a nurse at the Madeleine Mouissou healthcare center in Pointe-Noire, Congo. She has followed the training courses offered by PASS...

Portrait N°7: Giáp

Giáp comes from a small town in the Mekong delta in Vietnam. Looking for a better life for her family, she decided to move to Saigon where she started to work as a “bánh-mì” sandwich street vendor...

Portrait N°6: Nabeh

Nabeh is a beneficiary of training at the Shahab Center in Jaramana (suburb of Damas, Syria) created by the IECD. Now he is a member of the jury of the BRIDGES program...

Portrait N°5: Tiam

Tiam is 22 years old. He is the uncle of Bechael, a 21-month boy who has been diagnosed with sickle-cell disease. He tells us how the disease has intruded in the family’s daily life...

Portrait N°4: Kasemsri

In Karen families, 3/4 of young girls from 15 to 20 years entrust their spouses with meeting the family's needs. Kasemsri chose another path...

Portrait N°3: Jumbo

Jumbo is a young Nigerian from a humble family, a student of the first ever class of eletrical engineering in Nigeria...

Portrait N°2: Mandimby

Mandimby is one of the students from the 2008 academic year. Now, he wants to offer young people in difficulty the same chance as him.

Portrait N°1: Salimata

Supported for small urban enterprises program, Salimata manages a small business selling fresh eggs in the municipality of Yopougon in Ivory Coast...

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