ICAI General Assembly held online

On July 28th 2017, we held our General Assembly, using virtual communication via Adobe Connect. We had 20 participants on line: from Australia, India, Taiwan, Canada, United States, China, England, Nepal, Ukraine, Guatemala, Chile and Japan. We really missed our colleagues from Africa. Charles Louga and Yawo Adufu sent their apologies because they had internet connection problems. During the General...

Continuous dialogue leads to effective partnership with ICA Nepal

Continuous dialogue leads to effective partnership. Believing this, ICA Nepal carried out a series of interaction events during the month of June. Recently, Nepal experienced a landmark moment in the country’s transition to democracy. Local government elections were held after a gap of 20 long years. Local government representatives were last elected in 1997. This step marks a positive step...

ICA Japan receives additional grant for Fukushima reconstruction

ICA Japan Fukushima

June 30 ICA Japan has received another grant for helping Fukushima reconstruction project in Namie town and MinamiSoma city, which are the affected areas by Fukushima nuclear accident. Many people in temporary housing have started to move to restoration housing since this spring because the government lifted the evacuation ban. Therefore, ICA Japan has started Fukushima reconstruction project (founded by Japan...

ICA USA Fall Sojourn celebrates Human Development Projects

ICA USA‘s semi-annual Global Archives Sojourns provide an opportunity for colleagues from across the country to work and reflect on the future of our past. During the Spring Sojourn, March 13–17, colleagues focused on (1) designing and launching a new ICA Archives website and (2) analyzing and cataloging the Human Development Projects (HDPs). The website team made substantial progress towards...

Leadership Inc China promotes “Child Friendly City” in Shenzhen

Leadership Inc China assisted the Shenzhen government to set up a “Child Friendly City” program by facilitating a one day kickoff workshop on 31st May on “Dream and Design Our City” with 25 children from different schools. The children were divided into teams which held group discussions on the topic of “What I would like to have in our Shenzhen?”...

ICA Guatemala holds its first Learning Basket Practitioner course

On July 21 to 23rd, ICA Guatemala will be holding its first Learning Basket Practitioner course, thanks to the support of Elise Packard, and trainers, Angélica Rodrígeuz and Raul Jorquera. The Learning Basket® approach nurtures family literacy using materials developed in Spanish and English. We are so excited that colleagues from ICA Peru and ICA Chile are coming to Guatemala for the...

ICA Cote D’Ivoire hosts visit and leadership training from ICA Japan

Scroll down for English translation… Dans la continuité des activités du projet de réinsertion menées à Agboville, ICA Cote D’Ivoire avons dans ce mois de mai 2017 réalisé divers travaux dans les trois sous projets. Nous avons aussi reçu la visite de Madame Shizuyo notre collègue venue du ICA Japan pour apporter une fois de plus son soutien à travers une formation...

Emerging Ecology USA & ICA India partner to support ‘the Global Classroom’

Since its inception in 2010, the Global Classroom has played an important role in strengthening the 11th and 12th standard Science Curriculum of the Adivasi Ashram Shala in Chikhale Village, Maharashtra, India (near Mumbai). In May 2017, the school reported that 96.5% of the Science faculty students passed their 12th standard (HSC) year-end exams; 88% of the Arts faculty passed...

ICA Japan accelerates international partner co-operation

Interns Keep Coming! Our ICA Japan interns continue to provide a great service, making brochures, doing our website, recruiting ToP courses, researching Japanese declining rural communities in need of revitalization, and more. Two have applied for four months, starting September 1, and three Japanese are considering coming during the summer break. Please look at our expanded English website. Partner Cooperation...

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