Member, PIND, talks about their successes with economic development

Member, PIND, talks about their successes with economic development

How we crashed cost of farming in the Niger Delta
James Elekwachi is Economic Development Programme Manager at the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND. He tells Vanguard’s Egufe Yafugborhi, in this interview, that the development agency’s sustained commitment to lifting many from poverty into livelihood engagements, through improved farming skills and information, would have passed by if the goodwill organisation had caved in to profound tendencies for violence and disruptions it met on ground six years ago.

Neglected Diseases – A Solution

“Amidst the devastation brought on by… neglected diseases is a neglected solution. Strong evidence shows that access to safe, sustainable and reliable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions plays a critical role in preventing transmission.”

Film added to volunteer e-learning course

Film added to volunteer e-learning course

Devex, today reported that “The Humanitarian Leadership Academy has released a new 360 degree film, which immerses learners in the conflict-torn city of Marawi in the Philippines. “Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Lauren Anders Brown, You Cannot Argue with a Flood tells the story of Hanan, a young Filipino woman. When Hanan’s home city of Marawi is destroyed by terrorists, she becomes internally displaced, she then goes on to suffer the consequences of a major typhoon. In this inspirational story, Hanan eventually finds recovery through volunteering and providing psychosocial support to other internally displaced people in the city. “You Cannot Argue with a Flood is now available both in English and Tagalog on the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s YouTube channel, and has also been added to the volunteer essentials e-learning course on Kaya to help make the learning experience even more engaging and immersive.”