Information and awareness raising programme in Switzerland
Enfants du Monde maintains regular contact with the Swiss population. The association aims to raise awareness – particularly among young people – of the problems facing disadvantaged countries, and of other matters such as children’s rights, development cooperation and especially the necessity for each and every child in the world to have access to education and medical care.
Information and awareness raising takes four forms:
Melissa Mouron participated in the activities for youth:
“It all began in 2005 when I wanted to discover other ways of life. I was able to participate at a youth camp in Bangladesh. Together with Enfants du Monde’s local partner we hosted various activities in the schools. This exchange has changed my life. I met people who made me think about the meaning of my own life. Today, after many visits to Bangladesh, I’ve created my own organisation that seeks to promote intercultural dialogue within social work.”