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Volunteerism & ICTs: Suriname

Flag: Suriname

Suriname at a Glance

LanguagesDutch (official), Surinamese (lingua franca), English widely spoken
ReligionsProtestant 25.2%, Roman Catholic 22.8%, Hindu 27.4%, Islam 19.6%, Indigenous about 5%
EthnicityEast Indians, also known locally as Hindustanis (their ancestors emigrated from northern India in the latter part of the 19th century) 37%, Creole (mixed European and African ancestry) 31%, Javanese 15.3%, "Bush Negroes," also known as Maroons (their ancestors were brought to the country in the 17th and 18th centuries as slaves) 10.3%, Amerindian 2.6%, Chinese 1.7%, Europeans 1%, other 1.1%
Population470,784 (July 2007 est.)
CapitalParamaribo, 200,970
CurrencySurinam Dollar (SRD)
Phone Codes00-597


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Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Suriname

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 Suriname.

We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.

ICVolunteers Projects in Suriname:

2014-04-15 00:00:00
In October 2013, the two-year project ACTing – Social Agents Promoting Active Ageing through ICT – was launched.
KIITEC Institute, Arusha, Tanzania
2008-03-05 02:16:43
KIITEC is a new technical institute dedicated to providing accessible, high quality instruction and technical experience to meet the needs of its students.
7th General Assembly of the World Blind Union
2008-01-08 23:27:39
The General Assembly of the World Blind Union (WBU) is held every four years.

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