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1 CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing the potential of the world’s families

2 This presentation… … is a little journey. Will you travel with me? -IOGT view of the world’s families -The family and the world: some beautiful quotes -Alcohol harm in the family: disregarded but real -Success stories: CHEERS TO THE FAMILY CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

3 IOGT view of the world’s families The most important biosocial system -The family as a whole is the most important biosocial system for each single person. -No effective change can be achieved outside or without this system. CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

4 IOGT view of the world’s families To promote development: -Invest in individuals -Support families -Strengthen communities -Develop societies CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

5 IOGT view of the world’s families Support families -Provide help and support to children of alcohol addicted parents -Ensure inter-generational understanding -Prevent, treat and rehabilitate family members who fall victim to alcohol harm -Empower women to take charge of their own and their family’s fortune CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

6 The family and the world: beautiful quotes… … by other inspiring people: From the opening session of WFS+9 -H.E. Amany Asfour -H.E. Maria Filomena de Fatima Lobao Telo Delgado CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

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8 The family and the world… … H.E. Amany Asfour : “Democracy starts in the family.” CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

9 The family and the world… … H.E. Maria Filomena de Fatima Lobao Telo Delgado: “Families are the bridges between people and society.” CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

10 CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

11 CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

12 CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

13 Alcohol harm in the family… … often disregarded but always real. Some consequences. Hinder to the individual’s functioning in their social roles: -USA: mothers convicted of child abuse are 3x more likely, fathers 10x more likely to be alcoholics CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

14 Alcohol harm in the family… … some consequences. Economy and sustainability: -alcohol drains family budgets, impacting school education, health care, lifestyle, community -Rural Mexico: $20 monthly increase in wife’s income is associated with 15% decrease in husband’s alcohol use and 21% decrease in aggressive behavior. CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

15 Alcohol harm in the family… … some consequences. Harm to others: -Brazil: 70% of cases of IPV are alcohol-related -USA: yearly costs of IPV are $12.6 billion – 55% of all IPV cases are alcohol related -Children of alcoholics CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

16 CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing the potential of the world’s families

17 Success stories… … Cheers to the family. Addressing alcohol harm means: -Eradicating poverty -Unleashing potential -TAMWA in Tanzania -WOCHIVI in Tanzania -PKKO in Cambodia CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

18 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Tanzania Media Women’s Association Reconciliation Center: center for legal counseling -Women victim of GBV receive legal support: e.g. file divorce -Since our cooperation: addressing alcohol issue -Family counseling, rehabilitation for husband means: repairing relations, mending families CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

19 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Women And Child Vision, Tanzania Educating and empowering children -Tools to tell parents how they perceive family reality -Songs, poems, drawings, role plays, theatre -Kids educate parents: alcohol one of biggest issues CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

20 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Women And Child Vision, Tanzania Educating and empowering children -Tools to tell parents how they perceive family reality -Songs, poems, drawings, role plays, theatre -Kids educate parents: alcohol one of biggest issues CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

21 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Women And Child Vision, Tanzania Micro loans for female entrepreneurs -Stop illicit brew activity -Help get more sustainable business running -Improves living environment for women and children -Positive impact on community CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

22 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Punleu Komar Kampuchea Organization (PKKO) Invest in individuals, empower women -Most deprived villages, rural Cambodia -Social mapping frequently shows alcohol biggest obstacle -Community helps individual: joint action plans -Form women councils: invest in education, start small enterprises CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

23 Success stories… … Cheers to the family: Punleu Komar Kampuchea Organization (PKKO) Invest in individuals, empower women -Most deprived villages, rural cambodia -Social mapping frequently shows alcohol biggest obstacle -Community helps individual: joint action plans -Form women councils: invest in education, start small enterprises CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

24 The family and the world… … H.E. Dr. Deisi Kusztra : “Reject business as usual, love innovation, and dare to be audacious.” CHEERS TO THE FAMILY Eradicating poverty and unleashing potential of the world’s families

25 Enjoy the conversation about Cheers to the family/ – Maik Dünnbier IOGT #HeartDriven THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR ATTENTION Maik Dünnbier Policy Officer LIFE SET FREE


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