GLOBAL - SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP 2018 theme: "Popular Not Populist - Make Your Voices Heard"

The programme took place in Cape Town from 4th to 27th October 2018 – participants came from Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Finland, Ghana, India, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Zimbabwe. ▶️ Check out: our photo and video updates of activities during the programme on the YGAP 2018 Page ▶️ View: information about the programme and…

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GLOBAL – Côte d’Ivoire. Educator Profile: Sibailly Maximilien Douhouré – StreetNet International

Sibailly Maximilien Douhouré has been Organiser & Educator at StreetNetInternational, and is outgoing IFWEA Executive Committee Member – elected at the General Conference 2015 in Peru, and serving until2018. We thank him and pay tribute to his commitment. Read about Sibailly’s journey as a telecommunications engineer to organiser and educator – taking him from Côte…

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GLOBAL – IFWEA 2018 ACTIVITY REPORT by General Secretary Sahra Ryklief and Secretariat Team

IFWEA 2018 ACTIVITY REPORT: “To all the IFWEA organisations who paid their affiliation fees; put forward their leaders to participate on the Executive Committee;contributed to the Secretariat directly through solidarity fee contributions; through strategic advice and dialogue; through fundraising for our participation in our programme activities; through information dissemination; through participating in the Online Labour…

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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)

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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GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA IFWEA SECRETARIAT: Introducing Renaldi Prinsloo - Educator & Online Curriculum Developer

GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA IFWEA SECRETARIAT: Introducing Renaldi Prinsloo - Educator & Online Curriculum Developer

Renaldi Prinsloo joined IFWEA’s Secretariat office in July, working with Saliem Patel Education Programme Manager. Background – Renaldi studied early childhood development (ECD) after finishing high school, qualifying as a pre-school teacher in George in the Western Cape province of South Africa, where she also grew up.  Renaldi says: “I have a passion for seeing…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Jeffy Tangwena - Winner YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“My name is Jeffy Tangwena I am 22 years old and a youth member of Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Association (ZCIEA).  As a way of promoting democratic participation of Zimbabwean Citizens we as ZCIEA conducted voter education to the informal economy workers. Through our voter education informal economy workers managed to have a dialogue…

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