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

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)

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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