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Citizen-led Advocacy and Impact: A report by Tracka Nigeria

By | January 25th, 2017|INSPIRE|

Tracka, is a tool that was launched in June 2014. Tracka (tracka.ng) is a social platform for active citizens who are interested in tracking budgets and public projects in their community. Using grassroots monitors and partners of projects located across the Federation, this approach explores the use of technology to track budgets and reports to [...]

In Conversation with Patson Malisa

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Ubuntu & cooperation towhttp://nayd.kwaje.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpards development in Africa Patson Malisa is a Diplomacy Advocate, Thought Leader, Executive and Facilitator. He has served in national and continental youth platforms since the age of 18, advocating the convening of government and civil society to the dialogue forum for the advancing of policy for the Upliftment of youth. He serves [...]

In Conversation with Dr. Max Liboiron

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Community Engagement for Social Change What kind of work do you do? I’m an activist and academic, so I do a lot of my social change work through research and teaching. I run a feminist biology and technology laboratory (https://civiclaboratory.nl/), where we infuse everything we do, from choosing research projects to building scientific instruments, with [...]

Hope Land Congo

By | January 19th, 2017|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

  Introduction Hope Land Congo, HLC en sigle, est une association sans but lucratif qui œuvre pour faire de la République Démocratique du Congo, « un Congo Terre d’Espoir ». Vu son immense grandeur ; ses valeurs ; ses ressources et sa population, la RDC est un pays à la forme d’un continent qui voit ses espoirs s’envoler suite [...]

In Conversation with Hamzat Lawal

By | December 15th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Citizen-led Accountability   What kind of work do you do? We empower marginalized communities through access to information by getting them aware and more informed about government policies and budget. We see a gap between the government and the people and work to breach the gap. Though the work is not easy or fun, we [...]

In Conversation with Zaren Healey White

By | November 16th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

What kind of work do you do? Zaren Healey White I’m currently working at Memorial and before that I worked in local news media in St. John’s. I’ve always been passionate about writing and contributing tohttp://nayd.kwaje.com/wp-admin/post-new.php public discourse, and working in the media definitely helped me develop more avenues for contributing to larger [...]

Africa Youth Day Statement by NAYD founder Pochi Tamba Nsoh

By | November 1st, 2016|INSPIRE|

If you must dream, make it loud and daring! Today Africa says the world should celebrate youths as key agents of change. In NAYD, it is a chance for me to look at sunshine, at the energy of the African youth and at the resilience of these often less educated than most, less equipped but [...]

FARM SOLUTIONS 365 Uganda

By | November 1st, 2016|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

Introduction An indigenous initiative that is seeking to improve the competitiveness of ordinary Ugandan farmer through providing  timely continuum of information from availability of improved seeds to harvesting and storage, marketing of crops (prices and dealers contacts). This happens through technologically creating a platform where farmers from all over Uganda can interact and share ideas [...]

In Conversation with Tim Dobermann

By | October 18th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE, Uncategorized|

Energy for Sustainable Development Tim Dobermann What kind of work do you do? By training, I am a development economist. I look at policies which can help a country grow, taking into account the specific context. My time has been spent in developing Asia, working together with the government in Myanmar on various [...]

One Young World Conference in Canada – a perspective from NAYD Malawi CC James Gondwe

By | October 9th, 2016|INSPIRE|

From 29th September to 2nd October 2015 I was in Ottawa Canada attending the seventh ‘One Young World Conference’ which brings together the brightest young leaders from over 196 countries around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. One Young World was founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson. The conference specifically [...]