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Each day we see the wonderful work of our Members, Personalities and Organizations on the Horyou platform. They are always Ready to Act! This week, we highlight the work and actions of great Organizations from Switzerland, Mexico and France.

Member: Xavier Thorens
Location: Switzerland

Xavier Thorens, an Horyou member from the UNDL foundation, puts forward this interesting action involving language accessibility. The UNDIL’s goal is to grant everyone access to the universal knowledge that is available on and via the Internet. It is a crowdfunding project that can be found on Indiegogo. The idea is to create the first Baatonum free dictionary. Baatonum is the language of the eponymous population in Northern Benin. The platform that will be used is Muhit, a free online harmonized dictionary that will include around 50 000 words of the language. The funds collected from the Indiegogo platform will serve to find and gather a team of local language experts, train and remunerate the linguistic team, and integrate the words into Muhit. Discover more about this action here.

By Amma Aburam

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Organización: Fundación Punta de Mita
Locación: México

En la comunidad de Higuera Blanca, un 51% de los habitantes mayores de 15 años no terminaron la escuela primaria, lo que significa que la calidad de la educación debe mejorar significativamente para así motivar a los infantes a continuar hacia la escuela secundaria. Gracias al compromiso y liderazgo de Osbaldo Osorio, director de la escuela primaria de Higuera Blanca, hoy el reto es sumar recursos para realizar el proyecto de una biblioteca escolar con un costo total de $312,000 mxn. Hasta el momento se tiene cubierto aproximadamente una quinta parte del presupuesto, lo que permitirá construir cimientos y paredes. Con la ayuda de todos ustedes, la primaria Higuera Blanca muy pronto podría enriquecer importantes áreas educativas como son: lectura, escritura (ortografía) y matemáticas, con un interesante y didáctico programa extra escolar que incluye: invención de cuentos y leyendas, concursos de aprendizaje y cálculo mental. ¡Dona Ahora! Descubre mas sobre esta acción aquí.

Escrito por Kristopher Torra

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Association: Atelier Logement Solidaire
Location: France

L’atelier Logement solidaire, association d’innovation sociale, est porteur du projet Alternativ’ hotel qui a pour but d’améliorer les conditions d’hébergement des familles avec enfants mineurs. Devant l’insuffisance d’hébergements d’urgences, et les solutions proposées par le secteur hôtelier qui sont sensées « dépanner » demeurant inefficaces, Altenativ’hotel propose à ces familles une solution moins chère qui comprend un accompagnement solidaire, un suivi social et un hébergement en appartement. Découvrez cette belle initiative ici.

Par Amma Aburam

By default, we show you content only in the language you selected when you registered. But chances are, you may understand or be interested in any of the following languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Arabic. We are proud to support diversity and universality; our platform is a living example. On Horyou, you will find users from 50 different nationalities. Therefore, we will show you how to fully enjoy and benefit from our multilingual platform. Ready to make new connections, exchange ideas, view and create Projects and Actions, and much more?

  • First of all, go to your dashboard. capture1

  • Click on “customize my page” capture2

  • Then select the language(s) of your preference (the ones you would like to see on the platform) and click on “add.” Don’t forget to click on “save” at the bottom of the page to keep your new settings. capture3

That’s it! You’ll now see more content, Actions and Projects posted on different languages from our Horyou community. Check your Explore page to start interacting with the new settings! As usual, if you have any questions about the platform, or you just like this post, feel free to send us a message at support@horyou.com.

See you soon! :)

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