News

  1. Consultancy opportunity: Final Evaluation of the ECID programme

    The ECID consortium, led by Christian Aid, is currently recruiting for a consultancy team to undertake the final evaluation of its programme. If you have a strong expertise in evaluating complex consortium-led governance programmes, with a strong focus on gender equality and social inclusion, this could be the right opportunity for you. The Evidence and Collaboration…

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

    Zimbabwe

    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 begun construction of a clinic…

  3. Official ECID launch events in Kachin and Kayin states, Myanmar

    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 events. The…

  4. LILO workshop in Harare advances GESI strategy in Zimbabwe ECID programme

    Zimbabwe

    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 and social inclusion. The three-cross cutting GESI…

  5. Highlighting inclusion in time of election

    Myanmar

    In November the ECID team and local partners in Myanmar launched the “Inclusion in the time of Election – Let’s Vote Together” campaign to raise awareness on importance of inclusion in the election. The campaign featured short documentaries which highlighted the voices of marginalised communities who shared their challenges and expectations. The purpose is to build more awareness of…

  6. Action from local government to support farmers in Anambra State

    Nigeria

    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…

  7. News: Nigeria launch event for ECID in Anambra

    Nigeria

    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…

  8. Myanmar Community Training

    Myanmar

    Last week the Christian Aid Myanmar team conducted training on participatory tools and data collection with communities from some marginalised groups, such as ethnic people living with disabilities and camps for IDPs in remote and conflict affected areas. This moment brings the team confidence in this approach to collecting digital data by building the capacity…

  9. Nigeria’s path to social justice

    Nigeria

    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…