ICA Netherlands hosts the ICA Europe MENA gathering 2015

Twenty ICA colleagues were hosted by ICA Netherlands for the 2015 ICA Europe MENA regional gathering last weekend near Amersfoort. We represented existing ICAs and emerging groups from across the region, and came from Egypt, France, Germany, Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, UK, Ukraine and Siberia. We were joined virtually at times by colleagues in Austria, Australia, France, Moscow and Taiwan,...

ICA USA GreenRise rises as a Community Sustainability Hub

ICA USA‘s GreenRise continues to grow as a demonstration of sustainability on Chicago’s north side, using both its historic building and programming to support local community efforts. GreenRise’s community of tenants is expanding this May, welcoming long-time Uptown fixture Lawrence House Pharmacy. Lawrence House was recently sold to a new developer, and ICA GreenRise is happy to allow the pharmacy...

ICA Japan supports initiatives in Fukushima, India, Cote D’Ivoire and Nepal

For ICA Japan, beginning of October started by participating in Global Festa 2015. This is an annual event in Japan for international cooperation and variety of non-profits, embassies, companies, agencies participate. This year we had booth with photos pinned up from our projects in India, Cote d’Ivoire, and Fukushima, Japan. We were very happy to share about our projects and...

ICA Nepal hosts Social Artistry training on Chhapudi and women’s health

Amid chaos, when the whole country is reeling under a fuel crisis owing to the unofficial blockade of the border points, we celebrated our biggest festival, Dashain, this month. ICA Nepal had been working with ICA Australia and various other generous people in order to build a permanent facility for people with disablities (PWD) at Disabled Service Center (DSC). At...

Emerging Ecology USA supports ICA India Chickhale school

This report outlines the scale and utilization of the financial support sent to the ICA India Adivasi Ashram Shalla in Chikhale Village by Emerging Ecology USA during the period March 2014 through August 2015.  Nelson Stover, President of Emerging Ecology, and Vijay Lokhande, Chairman of The Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) India, prepared this report for distribution to the friends...

Making it their project – ORP Institute facilitates ownership and commitment in Monglolia

South Korea has changed from a being an aid-recipient to a donor nation. It was among the poorest in the 1960s after the devastating Korean War during 1950 to 1953 and 35 years of Japanese colonial rule. But by 2010, it had become a member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee. “The Miracle of Han River” is now a role...

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