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Jane Carter, July 2015 0
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Gaining courage, speaking out: Women’s leadership training in Guatemala

Two of the participants at our June workshop in Bolivia were from Guatemala: Angélica Alarcon Alba, our Project Manager for SERVIME and Gender and Social Equity Focal Person, and Claudia Santizo, Deputy Country Programme Director. In presenting an activity of the project SERVIME (which like the last one mentioned in this blog is one designed and funded by

Riff Fullan, July 2015 0

KM, learning and rocket science

A recent visit to our program office in Pakistan reminded me about the multiple possibilities around promoting more knowledge and learning (K&L) in our work, including both within the organisation and amongst the partners we are working with. I was facilitating an exercise looking at how our program in Pakistan could strengthen the K&L element

Jane Carter, June 2015 0
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Bringing some “normality” to disrupted lives

Temporary Learning Centres © Caritas 2015 Although no-one would describe the situation in the earthquake-affected areas as returning to normal, most households in Melamchi valley now have very basic temporary shelter and are supplied with blankets as well as chemical water purification. The increase in the number of households in the area is significant; re-calculated

Jane Carter, May 2015 0

Reaching those left out

The weather in Kathmandu and surrounds is hot and humid, but the monsoon rains have not yet set in – something that is fortunate for those without a roof over their heads, and for farmers waiting for supplies of seed to sow. As reported in the last blog, many families in the Melamchi valley of