How can we commit young people to act as peacemakers and thus contribute to reducing gun violence in the Bijlmer? Young people in the H-neighborhood in Amsterdam Southeast are concerned about the use of weapons among young people. These young people long for peace and a decrease in gun violence. The figures do not lie: within one year there were 18 shooting incidents and 4 deaths in the Bijlmer (also listen to this fragment on Radio 1 )
We believe that when we connect these young peo...
There are many isolated and lonely women in our community. This project is designed to bring these women out of isolation, to get connected to each other for mutual emotional and social support. To help these women discover their talent, design their own clothes and raise an income. It started in 2012 and has been very successful.
Coordinator: Sr. Theresa
After school program for children 7-12 yrsThis project is designed for children between the age of 7 and 12 to address the problem of school drop out. There are many non-Dutch speaking families in our community. These families are unable to help their children in their education because of language problem. Therefore many of these children do not perform well in language and arithmetic. This project started in 2014 and it has been very successful.
Coordinator: Mrs Bernadette De Jezus:
We believe in stewardship of creation. We do all our best to take care of our environment. You are welcome to join us, together we can keep the beauty of creation.
Our mission is to train, develop and inspire people to reach their maximum potential for the benefit of all.
Our vision is to see the spiritual and socio-economic transformation of our community.
We try to achieve our goal by, among other things conducting
conferences, seminars, workshops, training courses and projects that
promote the social, economic, mental or emotional growth of people in
our neighbourhood and beyond and are beneficial to society. For e...