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Safeguarding children, youth and vulnerable families during the COVID-19 pandemic

  The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt in communities across Africa. We know from the evidence and our experience that violence against women and…

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Paying it Forward: Local Artisans Build Vulnerable Youth’s Vocational Skills

After growing up in poverty, Fenias Macolelane Bila has earned a good living through tailoring over the past 37 years, which enabled him to support his children’s higher education and…  Read More

Inclusive Mentorship to Promote the Rights and Wellbeing of Girls with Disabilities

After obtaining a degree in educational psychology with a focus in social work, Dorca learned signed language through her church. The next year, she interned at Sansão Mutemba Secondary School,…  Read More

Claris’ Story: Living My Father’s Dream

It is every little girl’s dream to make her father proud. But for Claris Chada, age 23 years, that hope was taken away in 2010 when her father died, leaving…  Read More

International Profiles on EdTech: The Ayedi Project

Photo by Smart Money International    Uganda, like other East African nations, has made impressive advancements in mobile phone usage and penetration in recent years through the widespread distribution of…  Read More

WEI/Bantwana Convenes Meeting to Respond to Child Marriage in Malawi

How do you tackle a social problem as deeply entrenched as child marriage? Despite the concerted efforts of many donors and implementing partners over the years, child marriage remains widespread…  Read More