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M4P Adventures: Let's talk about women!

Ladies and gentlemen, I am back with My M4P Adventures! Please catch up if you missed the pilot episode of this series! (Someone’s clearly been watching too many TV shows.) 1,516 more words

Nigeria

The Unkindest Cut of All: Poverty and Hairdressing

Can you tackle poverty through hairdressing ? There are many other ways to do it, but look at these basic figures

More than a billion people live in extreme poverty, women are estimated to make up 2/3 of that number, perform 2/3 of the world’s work, produce 50% of the world’s food, earn 10% of the world’s income and own 1% of the world’s property. 806 more words

Africa

Modernising urban sanitation in Southern Bangladesh

A new project promises to provide one million people in Bangladesh with an improved living environment and access to safe faecal sludge management. The project will also give 250,000 people access to improved sanitation facilities and use market-based solutions to generate biogas from sludge. 121 more words

Sanitary Facilities

Graduation Day and the G07 Club

To my placement college, Daniel Comboni Vocational Institute in Gulu, for the graduation of our first cohort of students on the Youth Development Programme. (The DFID sponsored vocational and employability skills training project across Northern Uganda). 784 more words

Africa

Will the post-2015 goals be any use?

The post-2015 development goals need show how to reduce fragility and increase resilience in conflict-prone contexts. They also need to be designed as a system of genuine incentives for participation and transformation. 1,793 more words

International Development

A Song By Maurice Bricky

The link above should play you a song by a student (the aptly named Maurice Bricky) who is studying Bricklaying and Concrete Practice at Daniel Comboni Vocational Institute. 245 more words

Africa