A life-changing experience

Faces2Hearts is a worldwide blogging initiative that has taken 4 young bloggers across Africa, Latin America or Asia-Pacific for 5 months to discover projects that are changing people’s lives for the better, supported by the EU.

Now that their journeys have ended, this blog captures the stories of the places they have visited, of the people they have encountered and touched their hearts. Get inspired!

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When sustainable development meets indigenous knowledge

Okay so… even though it wouldn’t be very professional of me to show some preference for some kind of projects, I must say I have a thing for those related to indigenous cultures. And with this project, Desarrollo Alternativo en Satipo (DAS) the European Union and the Peruvian government did something amazing and HUGE, and huge translates [...]

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Latin America

20/07/2018 0

STOP! (A story about ending gender-based violence)

Five hours and thirty minutes driving northwest from Managua (the capital of Nicaragua) you’ll get to Waslala, a town with high temperatures, heavy breakfasts and one big issue: gender-based violence. I was told I was going to visit a project that’s helping to eradicate violence against women, but what I wasn’t told was the extent [...]

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West & Central Africa

19/07/2018 0

On the road of Chiefdoms (Photo gallery)

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey Cameroon, as a country that still counts many traditional chiefs who hold power over their regions, and who are in some way guardians of the cultural heritage, it is an interesting country due to cultural [...]

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West & Central Africa

15/07/2018 0

Fish hunters in Cape Coast

It was a very nice morning. I did my best to wake up as early as possible, just to get morning light pictures. And it did pay off. But there was another reason why I woke up that early. In Elmina, the fish market opens at first light, since fishermen who have spent all the [...]

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West & Central Africa

15/07/2018 0

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