Casa Alianza Honduras shortlisted for the 2020 Ockenden Prize
2020 Ockenden Prizes: The Finalists
Eleven innovative projects operational on five continents have been short listed for the 2020 Ockenden International Prizes. The four annual prizes, worth £25,000 each, will be announced in London at the end of March. The organisations (in alphabetical order) short listed for this year’s cash awards, are:
Each project is working to help refugees – and/or displaced people – by fostering their independence and building self-reliance.
The projects for this year’s finalists include programmes for child migrants, legal aid and advocacy, education, security, social integration and a cultural festival – in countries from Central America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
The four cash prizes recognise and reward innovative work that delivers evidential self-reliance to refugees and/or IDPs, the hallmark of Ockenden International since its inception in 1951.
Great news – Casa Alianza Honduras are shortlisted ……
Casa Alianza Honduras, nominated by Compass Children’s Charity, UK, provides refugee and IDP children with a place of safety, essential services and information to understand their rights, to enable informed decision-making about their future.