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Creating channels to open up community dialogue and reduce social exclusion

Written by On Our Radar The United Nations had set an aim to end extreme poverty by 2030 but in Myanmar, Nigeria and Zimbabwe there is still a long way to go. Around a quarter of Myanmar’s population are thought to be living below the national poverty line; Nigeria has almost 90 million of

By |2020-11-26T10:41:35+00:00November 26th, 2020|Blog, News, News & Blog, Nigeria, Uncategorized, Zimbabwae|0 Comments

Action from local government to support farmers in Anambra State

Following a series of engagements between ECID and the Ministry of Agriculture in Anambra State, essential support has commenced for poor rural farmers in hard-to-reach areas.ECID partner Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) are assisting farmers in Ayamelum and Ogbaru Local Government Areas (LGA) to access agricultural loans, grants and farm subsidies provided by the

By |2020-10-13T16:11:54+01:00October 13th, 2020|News, Nigeria|0 Comments

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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00July 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+01:00July 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+01:00June 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

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