December 19th has been declared United Nations Day for South-to-South cooperation. It envisions inclusive development, the sharing of knowledge and resources between southern countries themselves and creating new markets to develop a broader foundation for sustainable economic growth. Humana People to People members participate in various ways in South-to-South Cooperation, one example is the exchange of expertise between different projects, sending qualified and experienced personnel to projects in other countries where specific qualities are needed.
As a response to deforestation, Humana People to People planted 25,000 eucalyptus and moringa trees in more than 100 villages in Zimbabwe.
The idea of the tree planting action was to build awareness in the local communities of Shamva district on environment conservation, global warming and how people to think globally and act locally. Humana People to People used the festive season to plant trees with the local community in their villages.
HPP China: CDP Zhenkang in 2011 has seen new and inventive Income Generating Projects
HPP China: In CDP Zhenkang main focus of the Village Action groups last year has been around improving hygiene and sanitation and improves capacities within these two areas.
HPP India: The demand for toilets is growing in the villages, as the benefits are obvious. Many villagers are now ready to contribute 30% of the cost.