SRI – LANKA: Institute for Social Development

SRI – LANKA: Institute for Social Development

SRI – LANKA: Institute for Social Development CHAMPION OF WORKER EDUCATION P. Muthulingam P. Muthulingam is the director of our affiliate in Sri Lanka. He spoke to IFWEA about workers and trade unions in Sri Lanka, how ISD tailors education and organising to service them, and the impact of the Easter Sunday bombing on Sri…

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Educator Profile: CAMBODIA:  Samphous Von

Educator Profile: CAMBODIA: Samphous Von

Educator Profile: CAMBODIA: Samphous Von – President, Cambodia Domestic Workers Network [CDWN] / Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations ([IDEA] Samphous Von is President of the Cambodian Domestic Workers’ Network at our affiliate Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations (IDEA).She attended IFWEA’s Youth Globalisation Awareness Programme – YGAP in 2017. In this article she reflects…

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PHILIPPINES- Educator Profile: Jennifer Albano

PHILIPPINES- Educator Profile: Jennifer Albano

PHILIPPINES- Educator Profile: Jennifer Albano, Executive Director – Labour Education and Research Network (LEARN) Jennifer Albano is the Executive Director of LEARN, a labour and political activist. She talks about workers’ education and the strategy of including informal economy associations in labour movement activity About LEARN – is a membership based labour non-governmental organization (ngo)…

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 GLOBAL – Sweden Educator Profile: Stefan Svennson - Arbetarnas bildningsförbund (ABF) 

 GLOBAL – Sweden Educator Profile: Stefan Svennson - Arbetarnas bildningsförbund (ABF) 

Can you tell us about your background and education?  I was born and grew up in a town called Gothenburg, on the Swedish west coast. It’s well known, it’s where Volvo cars are produced, and there is old shipping yard and a huge harbour. I went to school for 9 years and then to what…

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PERU - PLADES "IN COMMEMORATION: Educator Nelly Ascencio"

PERU - PLADES "IN COMMEMORATION: Educator Nelly Ascencio"

Dedication by Juan Carlos Vargas: “Our dear friend and colleague, Nelly Asencio, has left us. In this photo on July 24th, with her well-known pink scarf, on we the course for her beloved workers of the informal economy, whom she admired for their efforts to continue studying. So many shared days. All of us who…

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ZIMBABWE Educator Profile: Wisborn Malaya – Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA)

ZIMBABWE Educator Profile: Wisborn Malaya – Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA)

Your position in ZCIEA? I am the Secretary General of ZCIEA. I became a member of this organisation since its inception in 2002, when I was still a young boy. (smiles 5’02”) How did you become a member? I used to engage in different forms of informal work activities, I have been a cross-border worker coming…

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SWEDEN - ABF and ZIMBABWE - PATSIME: Global Solidarity Education Project Partners "Workplace Wellness"

SWEDEN - ABF and ZIMBABWE - PATSIME: Global Solidarity Education Project Partners "Workplace Wellness"

ABF Sweden and Patsime Trust became partners on their global project “Workplace Wellness”, and activities began in March 2017. Driving the project from Sweden is Linnéa Wennberg, development manager at a local ABF (Arbetarnas bildningsförbund / Workers’ Education Association) branch called ABF Dala Finnmark. From Zimbabwe it is Jasen Mphepo, who is director of Patsimeredu Edutainment Trust (Patsime…

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SOUTH AFRICA - AFIT Educator Profile "Denile Samuel: Using Workers' Forum Theatre"

“Theatre is a form of knowledge it can be used to transform society. It can help us build our future” Augusto Boal. What is the aim of the Association for Fairness in Trade (AFIT)? To train and educate workers and small farmers to become self-reliant with regards to daily issues faced. To challenge the power…

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NORWAY - GLOBAL: IN TRIBUTE TO ARTHUR DANIELSEN

NORWAY - GLOBAL: IN TRIBUTE TO ARTHUR DANIELSEN

Written on behalf of Arthur’s colleagues in the AOF – Norway by Anne Devik and translated into English by Aslak Leesland. “Arthur Sverre Danielsen was born in the town of Kristiansand at the very southern tip of Norway in 1961. It came as a shock to all of us when he unexpectedly and abruptly passed…

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