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Eva Nakato

2 juli 2021

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In this episode of ‘Upclose with Eva Nakato’ we bring you  Hasfa Mago from Kampala who is helping thousands of children develop the much needed basic literacy skills by turning Books into Toys through her Book Drive Foundation.

 

Laat de gemeenschap leiden

Door Marlies Pilon | 16 september 2021

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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