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Therapy in Iceland: a whole new ball game
Since 2011, amateur football club FC Sækó (Icelandic for “psycho”) has been providing a breath of fresh air for people with mental health problems. Thanks to their passion for football, players break with their routine and take a step towards becoming better integrated in the society.
In Benin, the invasive water hyacinth has also become a “green gold”
The water hyacinth has been spreading for decades in Benin, threatening the lifestyle of the residents of Lake Nokoué. However, some have stumbled onto the virtuous properties of this invasive plant, which can be used for depollution, the production of biogas or to make a “magic compost”.
Winner of the Lorenzo Natali Prize 2019 as the Best Emerging Journalist.
In Haiti, a better child protection despite excesses
With the expectation to escape their children from extreme poverty, poor Haitian families give their children to middle-class families, running the risk that they could become restaveks, a controversial term for a child used to do domestic chores, even sexual. A practice accentuated by the 2010 earthquake, despite a new national strategy to offer a better protection to them.
A school where children from shantytowns and gated communities learn together
In Cabarete, small tourist town located in the Dominican Republic, immersion in a specific school bringing together children from all walks of life: 3 Mariposas Montessori.