Let’s talk LEEDO

Six weeks in Dhaka have come to an end and there is a lot to talk about. We havn't been posting particularly regularly but are happy to catch up with you now! Organisation one of four is in the books. Six weeks with LEEDO in Dhaka passed so quickly, it was difficult for us to take a step back and reflect our work. We blended into the organisation and completed [...]

2018-06-25T16:05:29+00:00June 25th, 2018|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

(VIDEO) Out with the Mobile School

We set out to the field with the mobile school of LEEDO. It was a great experience seeing how the children enjoyed learning bangla, math and life values. Here is a video showing our impressions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNmUqMbb5Ac Make sure you check out our Instagram account and stay up to date with our progress: @go_ng3o or www.instagram.com/go_ng3o

2018-05-25T17:13:05+00:00May 25th, 2018|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

Let the work begin!

We made a plan! For the upcoming 5 weeks we have scheduled a variety of tasks ranging from producing an image video to writing a convincing proposal for a project that requires 25.000€ funding - each year. Our working plan for the first week said: Get to know the organisation and their work. And this is exactly what we did. We met all the employees and visited several projects LEEDO [...]

2018-05-19T16:44:41+00:00May 19th, 2018|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

LEEDO: The first days…

The first days are over: after a long journey we were welcomed very warm-heartedly by the LEEDO family! The first few days we spent getting to know LEEDOs work and evaluating where we might start to work. Finally our project has started! Our flight took us from Germany via London to New Dehli, where we spent a night before flying on to Bangladesh. At the airport Rana, a LEEDO staff [...]

2018-05-13T17:42:58+00:00May 6th, 2018|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

The first stop: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Now it is fixed! The first NGO we will cooperate with is called LEEDO. They focus on the well-being of street children in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka. The orginasation operates different programs from mobile schools to temporary shelters to an orphanage named "Peace Home" - we are excited to travel there and work with them! Many tourist visit Asia but Bangladesh is usually not at the top of the list. Many [...]

2018-05-13T16:59:43+00:00March 30th, 2018|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

Our first invitation – Playing futkal with the futkaleros in Tondo

This was new to us! We received a message asking us to join Dennis and his kids for a football training session in the middle of Tondo. After our experience with Young Focus a couple of days earlier we were eager to go back to Tondo and get to know the locals. Two girls taking a break after playing in the heat of Manila How cool! Dennis was [...]

2018-03-10T12:11:15+00:00September 22nd, 2017|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

Working on the rubbish dump of Manila – A meeting with “Young Focus”

One of the organisations we were most excited to meet on our fact finding mission in Manila was Young Focus. They are located in Tondo, with the biggest informal settlement close-by and the reputation of being dangerous. Our Uber dropped us off just in front of Young Focus’ office, a building located in the residential area just a stone throw away from the bridge that leads to the informal settlements. [...]

2018-03-10T11:30:04+00:00September 19th, 2017|NG3O, Work with NGOs|