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 Loeung SreyLeak – Runner up YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“How our Education Project help built democratic participant?” by Loeung SreyLeak – IDEA Cambodia  extract: “IDEA was established on 30 April, 2015 by informal economy group including Tuk Tuk drivers, taxi drivers, moto-taxi drivers, vendors, and small restaurant workers. The association was formally recognized by Ministry of Interior on 18 April, 2006 with registration letter No.479…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Amar Kharate – Runner up YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“How our education project helped build democratic participation” by Amar Kharate StreetNet-Organiser & Media Officer / Region- Asia   “Target participants are core of the any education projects. It leads to towards the contain of the course. Hence mapping out learners is base. Education project that enables people to face governance process for betterment is always…

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IFWEA Essay Competition “Worker education for building democratic participation” 2018 by Varinia Rendón Martínez - Winner YGAP 2018 Scholarship

“How our Education Project helped to build a democratic participation” By Varinia Rendón Martínez representing CENAC Bolivia “The participants of the workshop included ten people. Both female and male were between 20 and 30 years old. The selection criteria of the participants were the following: the most important criteria was the interest that the target…

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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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EGYPT - Samir Amin

Samir Amin (Arabic: سمير أمين‎) (3 September 1931 – 12 August 2018) was an Egyptian-French Marxian economist.[1] He is noted for his introduction of the term Eurocentrism in 1988.[2] Biography Amin was born in Cairo, the son of an Egyptian father and a French mother (both medical doctors). He spent his childhood and youth in Port Said; there he attended a French high…

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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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