Rwanda – Mahama Elite Center – 2018

Offering opportunities to Burundian refugees in Rwanda On June 22nd 2018, Graziella Zanoletti and Brigitte Burgisser inaugurated the “Mahama Elite Center”. The Center and its activities will be supervised by our partner “Maison Shalom” and its charismatic founder and president Marguerite Barankitse, known internationally as the mother of 10,000

JIPE MOYO

Tanzania – JIPE MOYO – 2017

PROJECT DESCRIPTION Go to The Jipe Moyo Project consists in an effort ideally and literally to go to the marginalized, the forgotten, the voiceless, the poor people with special reference to Kishuro, which is found in Ngenge ward, Muleba District, Kagera Region in Tanzania. The journey consists in fostering

International School

Burundi – International School – 2013

Education in Burundi and the Maison Shalom Burundi, like neighboring Rwanda, was ravaged by civil war and ethnic violence in the 1990s, which killed around 300.000 people. Although the situation seems slightly improved, the country is still in a very bad shape: the per capita GDP is one of the

Nigeria – Women rights – 2012

Being a woman in Nigeria Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with a population of 158 million people. 60% of the population live under the poverty line. Petrol and agriculture contribute to 80% of the GDP. Women constitute a large part of the working force in the

victims of the earthquake in Yushu!

Tibet – 2010 Yushu Earthquake

Mobilize for the victims of the earthquake in Yushu!   THE FACTS : On April 14th, 2010, a massive earthquake devastated the Tibetan county of Yushu killing more than 2,100 people with more than 12,000 wounded. The remote location and high altitude delay the rescue operations, leaving many people

Boddishata, Arunachal Pradesh

Brazil – The Village School of Pakanhan – 2007

In August 2007, Friends of Humanity sponsored the construction of a school in the village of Pakanhan on the Xhingu river in Brazil. By August of 2008, the construction of the school had been completed, and classes for the children in the community were able to begin on schedule.

The Rema Hospital

Burundi – The Rema Hospital – 2007

Based in Ruyigi, Burundi, the Rema Hospital is dedicated to mothers and their children. In Kirundi the word «rema» expresses support, comfort and sympathy for a person suffering difficulties. It summarizes beautifully this project launched by the Shalom House (Maison Shalom) to relieve vulnerable populations. The Shalom House was