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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SOUTH AFRICA - IN TRIBUTE TO MIKE LOUW, EDUCATOR

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: It is with great sadness that the IFWEA Secretariat shares the newsthat Comrade Mike Louw has passed on. A comrade, shopsteward, organiser, educator, serving workers and working class communities in South Africa, Africa and globally. Mike represented Congress Of South African Trade Union (COSATU) at IFWEA‘s first Youth Globalisation Awareness Programme (YGAP) in 2012.…

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The YGAP Journey - Lebogang Keabetswe, UNIAfrica, Youth President

The YGAP Journey - Lebogang Keabetswe, UNIAfrica, Youth President

Week 1: Day 1 – The Amazing Race  On day 1, the YGAP participants are put into teams for an “Amazing Race” mixed by country, gender and language, and given a series of mysterious clues to find their way across Cape Town. They are competing for a mysterious prize, so are racing for time. The value…

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GLOBAL - UK: IN COMMEMORATION OF ROBERT LOCHRIE by General Secretary Sahra Ryklief

To: Mrs Margaret Lochrie  Dear Margaret, It is with sadness that we convey to you our condolences at the passing of your husband, Robert. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. I first met Robert in 1996, when I was a newly elected representative to the IFWEA Executive committee. At the time he was…

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GLOBAL – UK:  IN COMMEMORATION OF RODNEY BICKERSTAFFE by Sahra Ryklief

“Not every union leader can say they were loved. But Rodney was loved by everyone.” Trades Union Congress (TUC)  General Secretary Frances O’Grady. Rodney Bickerstaffe died on 3rd October 2017. He served many years as President of the Global Network, a network of labour rights civil society organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America, aimed at…

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