Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visits a EU funded project in Ethiopia

Type: NEWS   Référence: 92386   Durée: 00:04:05   Première transmission: 30/01/2013  Lieu: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Fin de production: 29/01/2013
Urban Social Protection in Ethiopia, is funded by the European Union and implemented by People in Need, a Czech international NGO. They strive to establish social protection schemes with focus on vulnerable women. They support small business developments run by women

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00:00:05 Cars drive through slum area 00:00:04
00:00:09 Various shot of the commissioner arriving at the women’s group location 00:00:14
00:00:23 Commissioner Andris Pieblags holding flowers with Petra Matulova, country representative, Ethiopia. Relief and development department. People in Need 00:00:04
00:00:27 Commissioner sitting down with women clapping in the background 00:00:05
00:00:32 Women brewing coffee near the commissioner 00:00:03
00:00:35 WS room with banner 00:00:03
00:00:38 Woman leader explains their structure. Various cutaways of people in the room.(Translation) There are 20 members within this group. The vision of the group is to benefit the members of the group with economic and social benefit and to ensure social protection is sustained with them. Starting from the child or the kids to the older ones, we just organized for people to come out of their homes and did good practice of community sanitation, so we are doing like that. 00:00:32
00:01:10 Banner showing EU and Czech republic 00:00:04
00:01:14 Lady sits down next to commissioner 00:00:02
00:01:16 Shot from outside the door showing the people in the room 00:00:05
00:01:21 Commissioner cutting large Ethiopian traditional bread 00:00:09
00:01:30 Lady serves bread 00:00:04
00:01:34 Commisioner asks a question: "can they resolve their differences? Because it’s a big group, different issues also money. And where there is money people always quarrel." 00:00:10
00:01:44 Lady sits down next to commissioner 00:00:04
00:01:48 Another lady answers the question in Amharic (Translation) The foremost reason we cope with group solidarity is, there is love among this whole group. We like each other. Also the other aspects she pointed out is that we have just decision making units, so that everything decided by the group is just (by) taking more votes 00:00:07
00:01:55 Cutaways of things in room 00:00:18
00:02:13 Commissioner asks another question: What they would like, what the life of children will be, because there are a lot of small kids. How they imagine how they (Kids) will be living, like them or different, or they will be going back to the countryside, they will be buying houses? What are the wishes they have for the children? Their main wishes. 00:00:18
00:02:31 Lady answers (Excerpt, Translation follows) 00:00:07
00:02:38 Various cutaways of women. (Translation) When I cannot be able to send my children to school before, they are not just keeping (staying) home. There is no proper privilege and access to education. There are some of my children who do not enjoy their child life, their school life. But now within my family, I can administer things with money I got from the business with others so that I can send my children to school. 00:00:24
00:03:02 Commissioner drinks coffee made by the women 00:00:09
00:03:11 Group photo with the women then clapping 00:00:05
00:03:16 Commissioner and Petra, walk into the next room 00:00:05
00:03:21 Cooking area 00:00:04
00:03:25 Commissioner eats a piece of Injera, traditional Ethiopian dish, made by the women 00:00:08
00:03:33 Commissioner prepares Injera 00:00:22
00:03:55 Commissioner scoops the Injera he prepared 00:00:10
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