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Volunteerism & ICTs: Madagascar
Madagascar at a Glance
|Languages||Malagasy and French (both official)|
|Religions||Traditional 52%, Christian 41%, Islam 7%|
|Ethnicity||Malayo-Indonesian (Merina and related Betsileo), Cotiers (mixed African, Malayo-Indonesian, and Arab ancestry—Betsimisaraka, Tsimihety, Antaisaka, Sakalava), French, Indian, Creole, Comoran|
|Population||19,448,815 (July 2007 est.)|
|Currency||Malagasy Ariary (MGA)|
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Madagascar
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Madagascar.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Madagascar:
Handicap International: Diabetes Competence
Managing the programmes that Handicap International is developing on diabetes in 8 countries necessitates the organisation of regular workshops, bringing together both internal (local and/or expatriate personnel) and external participants (partner networks, consultants.
Freedom from Poverty and Extreme Poverty: Implementing Human Rights
What can be learnt from those working with families living in extreme poverty around the world? This panel brought together an expert working group on the need to develop guiding principles on the implementation of existing human rights norms and standards in the context of the fight against extreme poverty.
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