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A Day in DC

On a more serious note today, I decided to combine two things I am passionate about: international development and writing.  This week, through this post, I am sharing with you part of my experience attending the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s 2018 Spring Meetings in Washington DC. 152 more words

A Quick Word

Meet Kat Harrison

Data is essential to this ambitious woman’s career. She’s worked with a range of data driven social enterprises in conducting monitoring and evaluation projects to leading energy impact work. 782 more words

Training Event in Cape Town for New Social Housing Institutions - First Step to Acquiring a Housing Site from the City

By Jo Ferris-Davies, Rooftops Canada

Towards the end of March, the Equal Spaces Project and National Association of Social Housing Organizations (NASHO) teams met with the City of Cape Town Social Housing staff and new Social Housing Institutions SHIs for a two day training workshop on how to respond to a recently issued Request for Proposals (RFP) for a very well located land site in the City of Cape Town. 479 more words

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Structural Causes of Homelessness (UK)

‘Homelessness in the UK has risen by 132 per cent since 2010’- Crisis, The Homeless Monitor 2017.

Introduction

It has been reported through the Global Homelessness Statistics that there are about 1.6 billion people worldwide living in ‘inadequate housing’ (Homeless World Cup, 2018). 3,509 more words

Writing

Fat Cats, Fat Ladies, Fat Men

Daniella led us from the light tube square past a lovely old warehouse that was now the Education Ministry.

We entered a pedestrian mall lined with stalls selling everything from “Adidas” to batteries to bananas. 680 more words

Travel

Why aren’t all children attending secondary school in Tanzania?

Introduction

On 27th November 2015, the Tanzanian government abolished all secondary school fees in order to increase accessibility to secondary education. However, many children still struggle to enter or complete secondary education. 1,147 more words

Africa

Innovating against the inevitable

Paula Atun, a young Filipino entrepreneur living in Calamba City, thought she was filling in an online survey, with her idea on how to catch and filter rainwater. 840 more words

International Development