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Complexities in access to formal education and basic literacy skills for marginalised people

Community perspectives show that the cycle of poverty in some communities in Jaba local government area of Kaduna State can be linked to poor access to basic literacy skills and formal education.

By |2020-09-17T13:34:52+00:00September 17th, 2020|Blog, Nigeria|0 Comments

Looking inwards

Being accountable and modelling the change we want to see in others By Emma Haegeman, Social Development Direct In the international development sector, it is easy (and harmful) to assume that everyone is on the same page. Yet we all come with our own personal values and experiences that shape our attitudes on

By |2020-09-17T17:42:39+00:00September 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adapting data collection in a global pandemic

In the Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development (ECID) programme, we want to share data with decision makers to improve access to services for marginalised people. The starting point for these discussions is the baseline study. This study explores the experiences of the most marginalised at the beginning of the programme, so decision makers

By |2020-09-16T21:47:55+00:00September 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

News: Nigeria launch event for ECID in Anambra

New programme set to improve the face of policy-making for sustainable and inclusive development in Anambra, Nigeria Christian Aid and her partners in Anambra have launched a new UK aid funded programme that will contribute to reducing poverty and improving the wellbeing of over 200,000 adolescents, poor rural women and people with disabilities in Kaduna

By |2020-07-21T16:31:17+00:00July 21st, 2020|News, News & Blog, Nigeria|0 Comments

Webinar: Data for policy and decision-making

As we know marginalised groups such as people with disabilities, adolescents and poor rural women have always been at a disadvantage and are more likely to be affected more adversely by the impacts of the #COVID19 pandemic. This is the second in the series and it is focused on Anambra state, Nigeria. Join the discussion

By |2020-07-17T15:19:19+00:00July 17th, 2020|News, News & Blog, Nigeria|0 Comments

Day of the African Child, June 16th 2020

Equal access to education for all children in Nigeria The Day of the African Child was first commemorated in 1991 as a day to remember those who lost their lives in the struggle for equal access to education. To this day on June 16th this helps to raise awareness of the issues that African children

By |2020-06-16T11:12:07+00:00June 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Blog, Nigeria, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Newsletter Issue 1, June 2020

            We are delighted to share our first quarterly newsletter. In this issue we outline some recent activities and future plans across the programme. With the global pandemic Covid-19 putting pressure on health systems and lockdowns having devastating consequences for the world's poorest communities, ECID has adapted quickly to ensure

Adapting to Covid-19 in Zimbabwe

The threats of Covid-19 have plunged development and business work the world over into a complexity which demands exceptional innovation and learning to make an impact for the most vulnerable people. On 20 March 2020, Zimbabwe recorded its first case of Covid-19 and since then, things have drastically changed in the country. The Evidence and

By |2020-06-01T17:20:10+00:00May 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Blog, Zimbabwae|0 Comments

Video: Community researchers in Myanmar

In this video you will see how ECID supports marginalised groups to advocate for inclusive services that they can access properly. By bringing these groups of people together into safe environments to talk about their experiences they are supported to make action plans that will generate change. In Myanmar community researchers were trained in how

By |2020-04-27T15:02:37+00:00April 27th, 2020|Myanmar, News, News & Blog|0 Comments
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