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Newsletter Issue 3 Jan 2021

We are pleased to share the third edition of our quarterly global newsletter from the ECID programme which looks back on a busy time in 2020. In August and September, the Myanmar team launched the programme in Kachin and Kayin States and in October ran a successful campaign about inclusion in elections. The Nigeria

Actions from ECID partners secures health clinic and access to water for communities in Mutare City

In Zimbabwe, the ECID team and partners have been successful in mobilising a health clinic, ambulance and improved water infrastructure for residents of Mutare City, improving the lives of women and people with disabilities. In October, following efforts from the ECID programme, officials from the municipality reported that they had

By |2021-01-18T11:45:18+00:00January 18th, 2021|News, News & Blog, Uncategorized, Zimbabwae|0 Comments

Official ECID launch events in Kachin and Kayin states, Myanmar

ECID Myanmar held two project launch events in Kayin and Kachin state, on 27th August and 3rd September respectively. Local implementing partners, NGOs, CSOs, CBOs, local media outlets, and senior government officials including State Ministers of Social Affairs, Chiefs of Police, Directors of Social Welfare Department and Members of parliament participated in the

By |2021-01-18T10:54:31+00:00January 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LILO workshop in Harare advances GESI strategy in Zimbabwe ECID programme

Written by Frontline AIDS The Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) strategy that underpins the ECID project was significantly advanced in Zimbabwe through a looking inward, looking outward inclusion workshop In November. ECID’s GESI Strategy prioritises three strategic objectives, each intended to support the programme with its ambition to transform gender equality

By |2021-01-18T10:55:23+00:00January 18th, 2021|Blog, News, News & Blog, Uncategorized, Zimbabwae|0 Comments

“Clean water will liberate women and reduce social inequalities” says community reporter Faris Davison

Faris Davison (right) from Dangamvura is a community reporter for ECID who has reported on water access for women and the dangers they face. She reported “there is virtually no water provided by the local authority”, going on to explain that “residents depend on unprotected shallow wells for water.” Describing the dangers of this,

By |2021-01-18T13:13:02+00:00January 18th, 2021|Case Studies, News, News & Blog, Uncategorized, Zimbabwae|0 Comments

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

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

By |2021-01-18T11:00:25+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+01:00September 16th, 2020|Blog, News & Blog, Uncategorized|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
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