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Jane Carter, July 2017 0

Skilled and ready to fly

Not long ago, I was in Dhading and met an enthusiastic recipient of migrant remittances, Anita Bhujel (see the previous blog). Her daughter is currently working in Jordan in the garment industry. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the centre at which the young woman was trained in machine sewing though the support of

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Jane Carter, November 2016 1

Training young women and men for employment: cross-country learning

One of the participants at the leadership skills workshop mentioned in my last blog was Inês Domingos, our Gender and Social Equity Focal Person in Mozambique. Rather than return home immediately, she continued to Nepal for a study tour of our vocational training projects. This opportunity was timely, as next year Inês will become the

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Jane Carter, April 2016 0

Just talk, or action? Tracing the effects of a workshop

In a blog posting after an internal workshop on “gender and development in contexts of ethnic diversity” in Laos last year, I wrote that the effects of such workshops are inevitably difficult to quantify, and would certainly only be apparent after some time – six months to a year. Nearly 14 months later, here’s what

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Riff Fullan, September 2014 2
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A story with a happy ending

  A couple of weeks ago, colleagues from various Helvetas programme countries gathered together outside Kathmandu for a training on learning through storytelling. This was the second time we’d run the week-long training course and I think I learned even more this time than in 2013 in Ethiopia. The curriculum covered 5 days, 2 of

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