Care holidays

Care holidays: a care holiday for patients and their beloved ones who take care of them, in collaboration with

Quindo - Radio Respect

By making radio programs and other media content, Quindo wants to give a voice to the voiceless. An ambitious goal, but real examples prove that this isn't a hollow statement. Making radio proves to be an ideal instrument for the development of social skills of vulnerable youngsters. And even more: radio making provides them with a better self-image and they seem to be better armed to cope with the daily challenges of life. Some volunteers used their newly acquired media and social skills to -successfully- find a job.

Howest nursing students on a medical mission to the Philippines

On July 10th, seven nursing students from Howest University of Applied Sciences embarked for the Philippines on a medical mission. The regions of Roxas and Zambales will be visited. Both were hit last year by supertyphoon Haiyan.

Howest monitors safety of interns

A new Ebola outbreak threatens West-Africa.

Howest monitors in particular the situation in Guinea and Gambia. In each of both countries, Howest has students on an internship. There is a constant open line communication with the department of foreign affairs to ensure their safety. Needless to say, both students will be evacuated if necessary.

Howest Foundation features care holidays

For a few years now, Howest nursing students organize a care holiday for patients and their informal caregiver. Through the Howest Foundation, it is now possible to financially support this initiative.

Howest Foundation features Quindo

Quindo: through the making of radio shows and other media content, Quindo gives a voice to the voiceless people.

Education as leverage for the survival of the Kalasha culture

Education as leverage for the survival of the Kalasha culture at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.


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