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Thursday, September 30, 2010

'Fight against poverty' stamps from Luxembourg

This philatelic design contest, organized in support of the initiative "2010: European year for the fight against poverty and social exclusion", took place from September 2009 to February 2010 and was organized in partnership with NGO Chreschtlech Solidariteit International (CSI), Caritas Luxembourg and the ministries of National Education and of Family.

This contest was designed for primary school students (the specific theme was "The fight against poverty in developing countries") and for students in secondary schools (the specific theme was "The fight against poverty in industrialized countries").

For each of two age categories, the first prize was 1,000ˆ and publication of the design in the form of a postage stamp.

In the primary school category, the winner is: Timothy CLEMENT, living in Bettel, 5th grade.

In the secondary school category, the winner is: Cinthya GONCALVES GUERRIRO, living in Differdange, Technical Lycee of Arts and Trade.