Who we are

 

The aim of the eu can aid! Association is to awaken, foster and make manifest in the form of tangible action the solidarity of the staff of the Institutions of the European Union with people suffering as a result of the imbalance between the rich and the poor countries. The Association calls on the generosity of the staff through members' subscriptions and occasional donations from their colleagues in order to finance micro-projects in the countries of the South. These micro-projects enable local communities to take charge of their own development by improving their living conditions, both sustainably and with respect for the environment. Today, eu can aid! has around 600 members and at least the same number of occasional donors, mainly belonging to the staff of the European Institutions. Since its creation in 1968, eu can aid! has supported over 800 projects in more than 65 countries, covering fields as diverse as agriculture, food, trade in goods and services, micro-credit, professional and vocational training and, generally speaking, the improvement of living conditions. eu can aid! keeps a close eye on where its funds go and ensures the follow-up of projects financed. Thanks to the voluntary work of its members and the logistical support it receives from the European Institutions, eu can aid! manages to keep its administrative costs down to roughly 1% of its annual budget.

 

In February 2020 we provided the MAEGA Trust, a NGO working with Dalit communities in the stone quarries of Chennai… https://t.co/o2n6Ic7iLH
We are strongly engaged in supporting recovery projects in help of local communities impacted by the COVID19 pandem… https://t.co/OVCMboiPwX
Together w/a group of parents, the Association Solidarité pour la Vie (Togo) requested and obtained our financial s… https://t.co/jS7wiBPiSH
Last year, we granted 4170 EUR to the Society for Women Education and Economic Thrust (India) to drill&install 4 bo… https://t.co/wZvaBGvovT
In May 2019 KUWA (Karusandara Union of Women Association) received € 6300 from ECA to help set up its members in mu… https://t.co/CWmkc5VVW4
Thanks to our grant, Chati Primary School in Ghana now has a new borehole and a pump! Students have now access to w… https://t.co/eiABLrTLgO
Over the summer, we approved funding for some new projects: we'll finance the Indian NGO SWEET to build 4 new bore… https://t.co/fDzIPp49Hy
A picture from one of the latest projects we supported: 2 women associations in Ecuador (canton Pedro Moncayo) rece… https://t.co/hGjsSphJ5G
At the end of 2019, we supported a group of 125 disadvantaged women by providing the NGO ASEP (Benin) with a manioc… https://t.co/Gzyl082d1H
Compte tenu de la propagation du coronavirus, nos volontaires travaillent uniquement à distance avec accès limité à… https://t.co/I60W0heavh
Given the spread of coronavirus and as a precautionary measure, our volunteers work remotely only w/ limited access… https://t.co/pK30yWTfwp
We supported the organisation Concord Trust to finance the drilling of boreholes and the construction of water tank… https://t.co/jwDMoZAsHP