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Jeunesse Unie pour le Progrès et le Développement (JUPD NGO), Benin

By | August 1st, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Jeunesse Unie pour le Progrès et le Développement (JUPD NGO) is a youth-led organization that is based in Benin and aims at protecting and conserving the environment through sustainable development. JUPD NGO focuses on such priority areas as climate change, renewable energy, integrated water resources management and youth employment. JUPD NGO values the contribution of [...]

In Conversation with Alvin Nyika

By | July 23rd, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Social Entrepreneurship for the African Youth    What inspires your work? In life we are what we are because either God or other people made a sacrifice for us to be where we are today. This is what makes me get inspired everyday because other people have also scarified for me to be where l [...]

Dentistes du Sud, Guinea

By | July 2nd, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Dentistes du sud is a youth-led NGO in Guinea, founded in 2010 to advocate for oral health especially among communities in rural areas. In 2010, dental students at the University of Conakry founded Dentistes du sud to promote oral health, by launching campaigns in schools and universities in Guinea. Dentistes du sud wanted to raise awareness among the [...]

Gender and Livelihoods Opportunities for Rural Youth (GLORY), Uganda

By | June 1st, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Gender and Livelihoods Opportunities for Rural Youth (GLORY) is a youth-led community based organization that is based in Uganda. It was founded in 2013 and it operates in the Kaabong District, Karamoja. GLORY was formed with an aim to promote health and skills development especially for young people as a means of raising productivity, income [...]

In Conversation with Dr. Loise Gichuhi

By | May 31st, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

The Education System in Africa has Failed the Youth Loise Gichuhi holds a PhD in Economics of Education from the University of Nairobi where she is currently a lecturer, a Master’s in Economics of Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from Kenyatta University. Her work is situated in Africa mainly on Economics [...]

WATER AND JOBS: ECONOMIC ASPECTS

By | May 25th, 2016|INSPIRE|

Abstract: Supplying safe drinking water is seen as a favour by legitimate utility water companies and personnel who are yet to accept and understand that it is man’s fundamental right to have access to clean water. From our baseline studies of 2011 and 2012 in the municipality of Limbe and  its  neighbourhoods, we concluded that [...]

Is solar powered fishing lamps the future in Lake Victoria?

By | May 10th, 2016|INSPIRE|

Fishers Union Organisation (FUO), in Partnership with Right Light Company from UK, is doing research on “The needs for alternative light sources in the night fishing industry of lake Victoria (Sardines)” The aim of the research project is to identify efficient sustainable and cheaper solutions than the use of pressurized kerosene lanterns. We aim to [...]

FEDERATION OF LIBERIAN YOUTH (FLY), LIBERIA

By | May 2nd, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY) is a body in charge of coordinating the efforts of young people in Liberia. Under the mission of facilitating development and empowerment of the youth and students in Liberia, FLY was established in 1974 and registered in 1978. At a time that youth-led development in Africa is at the forefront, [...]

March 2016: NGO of the Month

By | May 2nd, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL (DFA), TOGO Introduction DFA (Development for All) was founded in Lome, Togo on 16th January 2008. It was registered at the Ministry of Administration on 24th August 2010 and recently received governmental qualification by the Ministry of Development and Territory Planning on 22nd December 2015 as a Non Governmental Organization. DFA has [...]

In Conversation with Brad Brasseur

By | April 20th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Quality Education for Sustainable Development Brad Brasseur is a Canadian humanitarian, writer and world traveler with a passion for promoting quality education for the poor. He has worked on several education initiatives in the world, including extended time in Peru and in several schools in Ukraine. Brad tweets at @brbrasseur Q1. What inspires your work? [...]