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  • Companies

    Companies


    tecnicigunaYour company can do a lot

    The boldness of a company is measured also by strength with which it contributes to tackle the social challenges of the Third Millennium. If you too think that solidarity can no longer be limited to a mere donation but a constant involvement and pledge are needed, your company can do a lot.

    the power to change things

    In terms of time, capacity, effort and dissemination of values, your company has the power to change things. And it can become an example of engagement for the competition. It can change the mentality of the people who work for the company, its suppliers, its customers.
     

    find out how you can support ACRA

    ACRA needs the support of companies that are able to change the future. Partners able to give a tangible contribution and to take a clear position in favour of human rights and protection of the environment.
    There are many companies that have decided to support ACRA, find out how you can support us and which kind of partnership would be more suitable for your company.

     

    (In the picture: technicians from GUNA during a training session in Cameroon)

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  • Campaign

    CAMPAign


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    For the health of children in Mozambique

     

    is ACRA’s communication campaign to protect children's health, fight disease and children mortality through the rehabilitation of safe and clean toilets in 4 schools in Maputo, Mozambique.
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    adopt a door in zanzibar

     

    is the ACRA campaign for preservation and promotion of the artistic and cultural heritage of Stone Town in Zanzibar.
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    the urgent run

    Urgent run

     

    Can you imagine not having a toilet when you need to relieve yourself “urgently”? Usually for us it is only a matter of time and we find a bathroom where to relieve ourselves... But, in many places in the world the situation is not this one, there are many who don’t have a toilet. ACRA supports the global campaign The Urgent Run to build toilets in 3 schools in Mozambico.
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    • Run with Acra your Urgent Run!

      run with acra your urgent run

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      On the 19th of November 2015, on the occasion of the World Toilet Day, the second edition of the Urgent Run will take place: a running event promoted by the World Toilet Organization, under the patronage of UN Water, which involves thousands of people around the world, to support the right to adequate sanitation.

      In Senegal and Mozambique, countries where ACRA is active with projects for the rights to water and sanitation, both adults and children will participate to the Urgent Run, to support this right and support the project of construction of sanitary facilities in Mozambique.

      so, don't be embarassed, run with us or click and support!

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      According to the UN, an adequate sanitation, good hygiene practices and in drinking water can save 1.5 million children every year. Dysentery is the second cause of death in developing countries, it is more lethal than AIDS, malaria and measles together. Read We Can't Wait: a report on sanitation and hygiene for woman and girls.
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      the WORLD TOILET DAY

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      To bring this problem to the fore, to fight against the prejudices that still create in us some embarrassment in speaking about these issues and to raise awareness in the citizens all over the world, the 19th November we will celebrate the World Toilet Day, under the patronage of the United Nations.


      Why do I have to run?

      Because you can have fun with your friends and, at the same time, support a good cause: you will so participate in a fundraising campaign for the construction of toilets in 3 schools of Maputo, Mozambique.


      So, don’t be embarrassed, CLICK AND SUPPORT OUR URGENT RUN!


      our project

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      Toilets for all in Mozambique!

      Our project of restoration of sanitary facilites is realized in the Muncipality District of Kamubukwane (Northen area of Maputo) consisting of 14 neighborhood where 293.998 people live..

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      Among the goals of the project, there is one that is particularly ambitious: the restoration of the toilets of three elementary schools in Maputo.

      To achieve this goal we need you too!

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      What we want to do

      2nd goal to reach in 2015

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      The pimary school of Bagamoio, attended by 2 720 students, unfortunately does not possess adequate sanitary facilities. Currently,the bathrooms are in very bad conditions, are cleaned only once per day, with buckets of water taken from a well in a secondary school nearby, and this greatly affects the health of boys and girls.

      This is what we would like to do with your help:

      • complete rehabilitation of the existing bathrooms;
      • complete overhaul of the water disposal system including drain and septic tank;
      • realization of a raised tank of 2000 lt
      • rehabilitation of an underground water reservoir
      • painting the bathroom walls;
      • overhaul of the electrical system;
      • revision of the entire power supply network

      The interventions in the school have a total cost of 30 000€.

      Our first goal achieved:

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      The school, attended by 3 000 pupils, does not have an adequate system of sanitation and this greatly affects the health of boys and girls.

      Here's what we want to do with your help:

      • complete demolition of the existing latrines;
      • complete overhaul of the disposal system and construction of the septic tank;
      • restoration of two bathroom blocks (for boys and for girls), so that there will be 6 bathroom blocks consisting of toilets, two showers and one washbasin for each block;
      • 1 bathroom block for teachers consisting of 1 toilet for men and 1 for women;
      • the creation of an external washbasin for students;
      • rehabilitation of the overhead water tank storing groundwater.

      Global costs for interventions are: 20 000 euros.

      our testimonial

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      In Italy all the events and the runs are coordinated by ACRA. A lot of small Urgent Run will animate the streets of many cities: there will be amateur running events accessible, fun and open to everyone.

      some 2014 urgent run's pictures

       

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    • Toilets in Mozambique for healty kids
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      the problem

      In In many countries in the world 1 billion people still practice open air defecation (OAD). The lack of improved sanitation is a threat to the dignity and health of 2.4 billion people!
      According to the United Nations, an adequate sanitation could save the lives of 1.5 million children each year.
      Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death among children in developing countries, more deadly than AIDS, malaria and measles together.

       

      Did you know?

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       For the health of children in Mozambique: safe toilets in schools

      is ACRA's campaign to protect children's health, fight disease and children mortality through the rehabilitation of safe and clean toilets in 4 schools in Maputo, Mozambique.

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      Our intervention of sanitary blocks’ rehabilitation is made in Kamubukwane Municipal District – 14 neighborhoods - (northern area of Maputo) where 293,998 people live.
      Thanks to a project co-funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs dedicated to this problem, ACRA has already refurbished toilets in three schools, in 2 health centers, one public toilet and supported the start-up of a social enterprise, Naiss, which aims to offer quality latrines to the poorest part of Maputo’s population.

       

      CONSTRUCTION OR REHABILITATION OF TOILETS IN SCHOOLS

       

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      the testimonial of the campaign

       

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      take a look at the pictures of Frankie hi-nrg with the children of Maputo schools!

       

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       urgent run

      The major initiative of the safe toilets campaign

      To break down prejudices, embarrassments and create awareness on this important issue, the United Nations has been promoting Worldwide the World Toilet Day. On November 19 thousands of people, promote various types of awareness-raising events.
      In this context, in 2013 The Urgent Run is founded; it is a global mobilization event, organized by the World Toilet Organization and sponsored by the United Nations, which involve thousands of people around the world with various kinds of running events. A day dedicated to a particular issue, because, to run for a good cause - in this case - is very urgent.

       

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      In Italy, the coordination of all the events is done by ACRA that, for three years now, is organizing many small Urgent Runs that animate the streets of various cities in Italy: amateur running events, accessible, fun and open to all.

       

      ACRA adheres to Urgent Run even in Africa, where it is active with the right to water and health projects.

       

      >>> see the "urgent run Campaign"


       >>> November 19, 2016: Mozambique celebrates World Toilet Day


       

       

       

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CAMPAiGN

CAMPAIGN "TOILETS IN MOZAMBIQUE FOR HEALTHY KIDS"

TOILETS IN MOZAMBIQUE FOR HEALTHY KIDS

is ACRA's campaign to protect children's health, fight disease and children mortality through the rehabilitation of safe and clean toilets in 4 schools in Maputo, Mozambique.
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ADOPT A DOOR IN ZANZIBAR. SAVE BEAUTY

ADOPT A DOOR IN ZANZIBAR. SAVE BEAUTY

is the ACRA campaign for preservation and promotion of the artistic and cultural heritage of Stone Town in Zanzibar.
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The Urgent Run

the urgent run

Can you imagine not having a toilet when you need to relieve yourself  “urgently”?
Usually for us it is only a matter of time and we find a bathroom where to relieve ourselves...
But, in many places in the world the  situation is not this one, there are many who don’t have a toilet.
ACRA supports the global campaign The Urgent Run to build toilets in 3 schools in Maputo, Mozambico.
read more >>>

 

Companies

ACRA is an active promoter of CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY and recognizes the fundamental role of the business sector as a vehicle for development. ACRA-CCS’s partnerships operate concretely and profitably both with regard to SOCIAL IMPACT generated from the projects supported, and to CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY STRATEGIES and SOCIAL MARKETING STRATEGIES and generate relations based on TRUST, DURABILITY, MAXIMIZATION OF SHARED RESULTS.

     

 

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