In the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, in the far north-eastern part of Italy, there is a large group of friends who support AMU projects, especially the ones in Burundi. The Region has co-financed some of these projects, including the current one “Microcredit and strengthening of the rural cooperative system”. On April 1st 2015 a presentation meeting was held in Udine: Andrea Mosca of AMU FVG tell us about it.
«AMU Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG) and the partner association “Together for a United World” presented on Friday 1st April in Udine an event entitled “Microcredit and projects in Burundi” open to all those interested.
The aim of this meeting was to present the new project in progress in Burundi, co-funded by the Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia: “Microcredit and strengthening of the rural cooperative system in Ruyigi province.”
The event also pointed towards raising public awareness on the various development cooperation initiatives of the associations involved, as we are facing a particularly delicate historical period, torn apart by migration. The meeting was opened by the presentation of the initiatives undertaken in Syria in the last few months by Barbara Bizzocchi, spokesperson for “Together for a United World.” (more…)