Caboz Action News

2022

May

10th AGM to take place on Saturday, 28 May in Baden. Time and place to be announced.

February

Pump (nearly 50 m deep) for drinking-water installed in Diégokro. CABOZ Action Côte d’Ivoire, Kathrin Heitz Tokpa,  (President CA CI) visits this and 2 other villages in Duékoué with Lydie, who is responsible for our activities in the region. Kathrin was impressed by the dynamism of the village loan and savings groups.

January

Innovation day for TRECC project.

Braida Thom spent a month in Soubré finalising a project for CABOZ and ETH Zürich. While there, she visited the 3 schools with drinking-water systems supplied by Aqua Pura with Fulbert to clean the filters and check what needed repairing. She also met the committee in Marcelinkro, the village where we plan to install the next drinking-water system.

2021

December

Open Day for TRECC youth project in Guéhibly, Duékoué, with local dignatories invited. CA staff and selected TRECC participants presented our association, the project with village savings and loan associations, small businesses and gender sensitization. Theatre performance

New equipment installed in the Kindergarten in Bahé Sebon.

The president of CABOZ Action Côte d’Ivoire, Kathrin Heitz Tokpa, completes the CAS in Development and Cooperation at ETH Zürich. Shortly before Christmas she visited Soubré for meetings with the staff.

July

Our Vice President, Joel Bohon Diet, visited our projects in the Duekoué region and inspected the site of the new pump we are installing in Diégokro. He also met the committee we helped set up. Our contract with them specifies that they will be responsible for maintaining the pump and collecting money from the villagers to cover any necessary repairs.

April

Our 9th AGM was held online on 26 April. Braida Thom was elected as a new committee member and is now responsible for coordinating our water projects. She gave a well-illustrated talk about her work on a project with ETH Zürich and CABOZ on the village competence centres CABOZ has set up in the Soubré region.

At the AGM, raising the membership fee from CHF 30 to CHF 50 was approved.

January

Braida Thom again spent a month in Soubré working on a project for CABOZ and ETH Zürich. While there, she visited the 3 schools with drinking-water systems supplied by Aqua Pura with Fulbert to clean the filters and check the water quality.

The 14 Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) in the youth project (TRECC) have around 320 members. In 2020, they saved the equivalent of CHF 25’000, which they used for their income-generating activities (IGAs), such as selling fish, cassava or motor-bike fuel (in total: 53 individual IGAs and 14 group IGAs).

Newsletters

Newsletter #10 | April 2021

Newsletter #11 | December 2021

Newsletter #9 | December 2020

Annual reports

  • Annual Report CA 2020

  • Annual Report CA 2019

  • Annual Report CA 2018

Financial reports

  • Financial report CA 2020

  • Financial report CA 2019

  • Financial report CA 2018

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Contact

Silvia Dingwall
President CABOZ Action