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Eunice Mwaura

24 maart 2021

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In the fifth episode of The Youth Canvas, Eunice Mwaura visits the Foundation of Hope in Kibera. This Youth Led Organization uses art to give young people from informal settlements self-confidence and to shape their own future direction.

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In de Youth Canvas gaat verslaggever Eunice Mwaura (24) in gesprek met jongeren over thema’s als gendergelijkheid, maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen, klimaatverandering en macht en ongelijkheid.

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Het dekoloniseren van de ontwikkelingswereld is nodig om een vrij en sterk middenveld te krijgen. Community-led development kan als katalysator werken voor een betere balans tussen donor en ontvanger, om tot zuidelijk leiderschap te komen: shift the power in actie. ‘Voor ons, op kantoor, betekent het een stap terug doen.’ Een rondvraag.

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The perilous gravel quarries: Female laborers of Malindi speak out

Door Cynthia Omondi | 13 september 2021

They have decided to venture into a blistering and strenuous labor just to fend for their families for lack of better options that can put food on the table. Majority of these women are widowed or single mothers who have children in school, and this is their only way of ensuring they give their children a better life. Depicting the real strength of a woman, they have deconstructed the narrative that a man is the sole provider of the family.

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Community Voices #1: Waste Management Solutions

Door Nicera Wanjiru | 10 september 2021

Today on Vice Versa Global: A trash survey documentation led by community mappers Kenya in the informal settlements of Mathare, Majengo, Kariobangi and Kibera. The aim of the survey is to track trash patterns in the aforementioned regions so as to come up with sustainable and inclusive waste management solutions. Through the study, relevant stakeholders are invited to help facilitate and enhance implementation. The survey was powered by Urban Llum, University of Twente, and Urban Lab.

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