The merger between Fondazione ACRA-CCS and the non-profit organization CCS Italy Onlus was terminated. The Children Sponsorship programmes in Mozambique, Nepal, Zambia and Cambodia are run exclusively by CCS Italia Onlus and from now on, all related correspondence and requests for information are to be addressed to CCS Italia.
Fondazione ACRA-CCS continues its development cooperation programmes in Burkina Faso, Chad, Senegal, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Cambodia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Honduras, El Salvador and in Europe.
Way back in the 2012, stacks of pipes slowly invaded one of the most rural communities in Southern Senegal and this aroused enthusiasm among the population of the villages. The stack were huge and positioned under the mango trees. Nothing made people think that in a few months the pipes would be gone and that feeling of contentment among the people would consequently weaken. "The visibility of an infrastructure, its appearance, is an important factor in the judgment of the population; a well, a school are visible, a tap is less visible."
Children massacre at school Peshawar, capital of the North-Western province of Pakistan, on the Afghanistan’s borders.
The Islamist guerrillas of Tehreek-e-Taliban attacked the military college of Warsak Road and massacred 141 students (132 from 6 to 17 years old) and their teachers and left hundreds of injured. "This is one of the darkest days in the history of humanity," stressed the Indian activist Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 together with the Pakistani Malala who spoke of "an absurd and ruthless act of terrorism".
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