ethno e-empowerment


Nov'17 at the meeting of CELEP

The annual meeting of CELEP from the 8th till the 10th of November in Brussels was a very special event for us as it was our first time. We met many interesting people who all share the same goal to …

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“Lunchtime Conference” in Brussels

The photo from the poster was taken in Illeret, Kenya during the video shooting “Reconciliation and Conflict Management among Pastoralist Groups in Marsabit County, Kenya” for Malteser International. With that Material the eBook Conflict Management had been developed.

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up4change e.V. is now a member of the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism (CELEP)

The initiator, founder and heart of, the up4change e.V. NGO, is now a member of the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism (CELEP). This is a vital step to promote our approach. For further information visit CELEB’s …

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Jul'17 has a new partner: PENHA

We are very happy to announce, that we have a new partner: PENHA. PENHA stands for Pastoral & Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa and fits perfectly to our efforts regarding the pastoralist’s culture. Please visit for more information …

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Our eBook about Conflict Management is ready for field testing

We are very happy that the eBook about Conflict Management is almost finished. It’s now ready for testing in the field. After that, there will be some last changes according to the input we gathered right on the location the …

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We are speaking at the PENHA in London

We are proud to present the project at the PENHA (Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa) Workshop in London. Feel free to join us at the workshop (register at the link above) or follow the workshop online via …

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The revival of a hay making project (video)

Our students get to know the benefits and the profit they can gather by hay making through our eBooks and restart the hay making project. Watch this short video filmed in Hurri Hills, Kenya with some of our students from …

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Introducing Daro, one of our barefoot teachers

A very important part of the project are our so called barefoot teachers. They find students in the village where they live and teach them how to deal with drought, treat the animals, calculate profits and so on. In …

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What we are doing [infographic]

We keep getting asked what the project is and what we are doing. So we thought about making a little infographic to show what it is all about. Enjoy.

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Merry Christmas and a happy 2017!

The whole team from wish you a merry and joyful christmas. Thank you for your support in 2016. We wish you a happy year 2017.

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