INEDUCO

-Foundation

Help for self-help in Myanmar (Burma)

Welcome to the homepage of INEDUCO Foundation!

Die INEDUCO ist eine „Klein“-Stiftung. Seit über 20 Jahren engagiert sie sich in  wirtschaftlichen, sozialen und ökologischen Belangen für Randgruppierungen in Myanmar (Burma), einem Land, das für viele Jahrzehnte – mit einem kurzen Unterbruch (November 2015 – Februar 2021) – aus politischen Gründen von der Weltgemeinschaft weitgehend marginalisiert und boykottiert wird.

INEDUCO konnte – neben anderen, viel grösseren Entwicklungsorganisationen – im Verlaufe der letzten Jahre einiges in Bewegung setzen.

Aber es bleibt noch viel – sehr viel – aufzuholen, bis allein die Lücken in den Einkommensbeschaffungs-möglichkeiten(IN = INcome generating), der Ausbildung (EDU = EDUcation) und der Gemeinschaftsentwicklung (CO = COmmunity development) einigermassen geschlossen sein werden. Dies ist aber eine wichtige Voraussetzung dafür, dass eine Mehrheit von Burmesinnen und Burmesen in der Zukunft im Lande bleiben und ein Leben in Würde, mit Selbstvertrauen und einer gewissen persönlichen Freiheit, Sicherheit und Selbständigkeit führen können.

 

Ab 1. Februar 2021 (Militärputsch)

Burma in einer sehr schwierigen Situation?
Ja!
Und wir bleiben dran!

Wir von INEDUCO versuchen, die aktuell dramatische Situation in Burma zu verstehen.
Mit unseren Kontakten, mit unserer Erfahrung, mit unserem Hintergrundwissen können wir nachvollziehen, dass einerseits in Yangon die Geschäfte geöffnet haben, der Verkehrsstau die üblichen Dimensionen angenommen hat – und andererseits in vielen Gegenden des Landes Bürgerkrieg im Gange ist, und dass weite Teile der Bevölkerung der Covid-Pandemie schutzlos ausgesetzt sind.

Die meisten Entwicklungsprojekte, die in abgelegenen Gebieten im Gange sind, werden weitergeführt. Schwierig ist im Moment der konkrete Transfer der Projektgelder, das gilt für alle Entwicklungsorganisationen bis hin zu humanitären Hilfen.

Wir von INEDUCO sind in Kontakt mit der Schweizer Botschaft und versuchen alle Wege, die offen stehen und sich öffnen werden.

So rufen wir auf: Spendet weiterhin, wir stehen weiter ein für den Einsatz aller Gelder im Sinnen unserer Werte!

Projects

Areas of support of INEDUCO Foundation

Our primary focus is on income generating projects

Education, vocational training and continuing education und

Community Development

minorities,
economically and socially marginalised people...

 

Projects areas

Income generating projects

We run income generating projects („IN“ = „Income generating“) by...   ...providing start-up assistance after vocational training (e.g. sewing machines, scissors and equipment of sewing shops)

.. assisting the establishment, maintenance and funding of start capital of microcredit organisations (e.g. income generation for nursery school tuition which is not covered or funding for the purchase of goods and seeds by market women and farmers).

Education, vocational training and continuing education

Education, vocational training and continuing education …("EDU“ = "Education") is particularly close to our hearts

INEDUCO supports socially and economically marginalized children (-> Early child-care and development, ECCD), during...

As part of the Career Enhancement Program (CEP), non-wealthy Burmese who are already in the work process and have little technical knowledge - in Saturday and Sunday courses - acquire basic skills in the areas of “setting up a small business”, “microfinance” and “administration -tion, finance and accounting ”. Over 1,500 certificates have already been issued over the past 10 years.

During the course of this training, the students, lecturers and the school management asked for a more “contemporary” training method, such as “Learner Centered Teaching (LCT)”. Since 2015, this has led to training for teachers (Training of Trainers, ToT). Successful completion of this course is rewarded with a certificate from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. SME entrepreneurs are also increasingly interested in the “Learner Centered Teaching (LCT)” method practiced in ToT and “Management of the Learning Organization”.

INEDUCO supports physically disabled persons (by means of educational programms and tools as well as procuring purchasing agencies)

INEDUCO also offers complementary programs and supplementary benefits within the framework of public education (ranging from buckets for rainwater to school material and desks to training programs for the benefit of sensibilisation for a sustainable environment)

Community Development

From a political point of view INEDUCO considers community development …(„CO“ = "Community Development") … to be of utmost importance for ... displaced and
resettled persons

minorities,
economically and socially marginalised people...

...for the purpose of income generation and/or long term improvement and alleviation of poor living conditions.

Workshop with teachers, parents and other village representatives.... about activities of the next project phase and its priorities in the framework of a larger and diverse environmental project in the Ayeyarwady-delta.

Introduction to the cultivation of fruit trees and vegetable growing in „home gardens“ (for remote, rural households)

Supporting action for minimal power supply (for remote, rural households)

These ladies proudly present blouses sewn by themselves after attending an introductory course (in camps for people displaced by war in North East Myanmar)

Introduction of energy saving cooking areas (mainly in border areas of protected forest reserves)

Humanitarian Aid

INEDUCO provides humanitarian assistance... Humanitäre Hilfe…

... to people living in precarious situations and in conflict areas (e.g. supply of wholesome nutrition; educational programs in camps for internally displaced people)

... in disaster areas, e.g. in 2008 to areas strongly damaged by cyclone „Nargis“ in the Ayeyarwady Delta (e.g. assistance for the reconstruction of houses, schools, bridges as well as funding of boats for children’s way to school)

Sewing education in camps for internally displaced persons (IDP)

Civil war still rages in certain parts of Burma. Women and children live in camps for Internally Displaced Persons, waiting to be able to return to their heavily mined villages.

Projects areas

Which projects does INEDUCO support?

INEDUCO supports projects throughout Myanmar where we have been able to establish relationships of confidence with local people and where networks have been set up since 2001. At the moment our project emphasis is in: Yangon and vicinity Ayeyarwady Delta (Pyapon and Bogalay Townships) Kachin State (Myitkyina and vicinity) Southern Shan State (Inle Lake area) Rakhine State (Gwa and Kanthaya Townships)

In ganz  Myanmar.

Aktuelle Projektschwerpunkte sind zur Zeit:

Yangon und Umgebung

Ayeyarwady Delta (Pyapon und Labutta Townships)

Kachin State (Myitkyina, und Umgebung)

Mandalay Region (Pyinmana Township) 

Südlicher Shan State (Region Inle Lake)

Rakhine State (Gwa und Kanthaya Townships)