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
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.
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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
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
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
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
Following International Day of Social Justice on 20th February, Adebola Fatilewa, from Christian Aid Nigeria, explores how minority and marginalised groups in Nigeria have been left behind in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. She demonstrates how the Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development (ECID) programme’s data-driven approach puts socially excluded people at the centre of