Vietnam - Tien Giang Social protection Center
The Tien Giang Social Protection Center belongs to the Department of Labor War Invalids and Social Welfare of the People's Committee of Tien Giang province. Founded in 1978, this organisation takes care of orphans, disabled, elderly people and people who are mentally ill. On a daily basis, the Center distributes food for hundreds of people and it provides education and schools for orphans.
Vietnam - Thi Nghe Protection Center
The Thi Nghe Protection Center for disabled orphans belongs to the Department of Labor War Invalids and Social Welfare of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee. The organisation was established in 1975 and takes care of the nurturing, healing, rehabilitation and education of orphans with cerebral palsy, polio, developmental delay and mental retardation. The Center also helps to reintegrate and restore motor functions for handicapped children in the local communities.
Ghana - Fos Solidariteit
FOS Socialist Solidarity Organisation is the charity organisation of the Socialist Workers Movement in Flanders, which fights for good labour conditions and the right to health for people worldwide. The DEME4Life Foundation's project focuses on an action plan for a healthy drinking water supply and improvement of hygiene in Ghana.
Bangladesh - World Solidarity/Wereldsolidariteit
‘Wereld Solidariteit’ (World Solidarity) is the Non-Governmental Organisation of the Christian Workers Movement in Belgium, which pursues decent working conditions, social protection and job creation for all workers. DEME4Life focused on the development of the Chars region in Bangladesh, which is affected by numerous floods.
Belgium - Playing for Success (PFS), Antwerp
PFS is aiming to help children with learning disabilities between the ages of 10 and 14 to improve their performances at school. They do so by organising activities in an inspiring and challenging environment and surrounded by sports icons in order to boost these children’s self-image, confidence and motivation to learn. DEME4Life Foundation has offered financial support to the PFS initiatives taken by the Belgian top basketball team ‘Port of Antwerp Giants’.
Belgium - the ‘New Belgica’
Non-profit organisations ‘New Belgica’ and ‘Steenschuit’ are building a seagoing replica of the famous three-mast vessel ‘Belgica’ that made the first Antarctic expedition ever between 1897 and 1899. Some 500 unemployed people, with limited potential on the labour market, are given education and training that gives them the opportunity to reintegrate into the social community. DEME4Life Foundation supports this project because it embodies DEME’s spirit of maritime entrepreneurship and the pioneering search for new horizons and innovative solutions.