Category News: East Africa

Interview Series – Programme Report 2020: East Africa

: Published: August 30, 2021:

This is the second episode of our report special. This time, Ulrike Bey, Programme Coorindator of Kenya and Tanzania, shares her point of view on the reports 2020 with us. We talked about suprises, lessons learned and highlights that came along with the report process.

How would you describe the reporting process in general?

The …

We cultivated our relationships like you water plants to make them grow

: Published: November 22, 2021:

Grassroots participation in public budget planning

In Kenya – like in many other countries – Public Finance Management processes are still either misunderstood or not known at all to many citizens. They have remained a reserve of government technocrats and a section of elected leaders. As a result of this exclusionary process, access to quality public basic services …

Nutrition and Agriculture Projects with Refugee Communities

: Published: November 23, 2021:

Uganda is one of the top refugee hosting countries in the world, with a total of currently almost 1.5 million displaced people living within its borders. More than half of these refugees fled from conflicts in South Sudan and are settled in the Northern Region of the country. Frontline staffers of PALM Corps that are engaged directly …

Launch of Resource Mobilisation Manual

: Published: August 16, 2021:

On 21st July 2021 KNOW-HOW3000 launched a resource mobilisation guide to all our colleagues and partners. We have noticed that our partners in East Africa need support in increasing their capacity to mobilise resources – be it to raise funds from donors or to generate income from social enterprises. While trainings or individual consultancies are very effective …

Solomon Mbubi: New Member of the KM Team

: Published: September 1, 2021:

The Knowledge Management Team of HORIZONT3000 is happy to introduce you to a new, motivated and highly appreciated team player: Solomon Mbubi. Solomon has taken over the coordination of KNOW-HOW3000 in East Africa and will support our Technical Advisors as well as the Partner Organisation with their KNOW-HOW3000 activities.: : We are very excited on working together with Solomon. …

SUCCESS STORY: CASE MANAGEMENT IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS

: Published: October 19, 2021:

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: All change, (…), begins when few people start talking with one another about somthing they care about.: – M. J. Wheatley, 2009:

Rescue Dada Centre is a Charitable Children’s Institution which was established in 1992. Since its inception it has …

Interview Series - TA Report with Magdalena Schneidhofer

: Published: October 18, 2021:

What are our TAs up to? I took the interview series as an opportunity to catch up with some of our Technical Advisors and see what they have to tell us about their projects, challenges, hightlights, lessons learned etc.: : This is how I came to have a very interesting conversation with Magdalena Schneidhofer, TA at Justice Centre …

Learning about Resource Mobilisation made easy!

: Published: November 29, 2021:

Financial stability and income diversification are high-priority topics for our partner organisations worldwide. The East Africa region has taken up the demand for this topic, developed a resource mobilisation guide and facilitated an innovative training series under the KNOW-HOW3000 programme.

For the development of the guide three Technical Advisors for Resource Mobilisation, Agnes Koechl, Lisa Nixdorf und …

Interview Series: TA Report with Anne Terheggen

: Published: January 12, 2022:

Yes, its been a while, since we last published one of our report interviews. However, the topic did not become any less relevant in the meantime. Thats why our first news post of 2022 features a conversation I was lucky to have with Anne Terheggen back in 2021. Anne is a Technical Advisor in West Nile, …

“We are home here” – The benefits of community-based life and practice for the work of NGOs

: Published: August 18, 2022:

“This place… is just good.” Safi Alli enjoys his job as Centre Manager at the PALM Corps field office in Siripi, Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement, because it is an opportunity to live and work the way he likes: As a constantly busy practitioner rather than a desk-bound NGO officer. He loves the physical aspects of keeping …

SDG 5: Gender Responsive Training in East Africa

: Published: September 7, 2022:

In the past decade countries in East Africa have made strides in advancing the rights of women. The social political and economic status of women have improved for example. There is an increase in the number of women holding political positions reflected in the number of women representatives in parliament: Tanzania is at 37%, South Sudan …

Promoting Knowledge Management in East Africa

Last week we completed our first KNOWHOW3000 online session series on knowledge management in East Africa! For 4 sessions, between 50 and 100 of our partners and colleagues worldwide joined together to learn more about knowledge management and to share their experiences.

The Policy Dialogue Manual 2019/2020

: Published: September 29, 2020:

Since the beginning of the year, in the scope of our consortium project funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) we have created a print and digital version of our “POLICY DIALOGUE” manual ready for partners to read, use, share, apply, learn with etc. The manual was produced within the consortium project involving HORIZONT3000 (lead), GROOTS …

„Trafficking in Persons Report" Hero Award

: Published: July 8, 2020:

Every year the US Department of State produces the “Trafficking in Persons Report” that asses the efforts done by governments around the globe in combating human trafficking and modern slavery. The report is one of the most important annual publications in the comparative assessment of global efforts against human trafficking.

In the report, the Department …

Fighting Gender-Based Violence in the Context of COVID-19

: Published: June 15, 2020:

Please find the English version of this post on the HORIZONT3000 Blog by clicking here.

The KNOWLYMPICS 20/21 Winners

: Published: April 06, 2021:

At the core of our KNOW-HOW3000 Knowledge Management Programme are learning and sharing processes. In order to promote these among our partner organisations we have developed an Experience Capitalisation Process, which among other things results in the creation of one-page presentations (Learnings from Good Practices and Learnings from Failure at a glance documents) as well as detailed …

SDG Intern Story: A report from Kampala

: Published: March 17, 2020:

I would like to share a report with you from Vanessa Scheungraber – one of our SDG-Interns, who has spent three months in Kampala collaborating in the ERI project. This is what she wants to share about her experience: : : : : In June 2019, after a one-week preparation course, …

Recap & Kick off: Consortium Project Policy Dialogue

: Published: February 11, 2020:

2020 is the year that we are kicking off Phase III of the Consortium Project Policy Dialogue (PD) in East Africa. Thats the reason why we came together in November last year with the involved Partner Organisations to exchange experiences, learn from each other and collectively reflect on the future and further development of the Consortium Project. …

Soil Conservation and Evaluation in Mozambique

: Published: January 20, 2020:

Any sustainable farming operation will have to consider that soils are a crucial and diminishing resource in agricultural production. Soils take a long time to form (thousands of years) and can be destroyed within just a few years. Fertile land is essential for sustaining agriculture. The productivity of land has, however, decreased due to more intensive use …

Ethiopia: Shaking rusty hierarchies and cultivating new healthy environments

: Published: January 27, 2020:

Pooling our energies and concentrations on whats ahead in 2020 and beyond, gender is definitely a big issue for HORIZONT3000. Thats the reason why we would like to take the opportunity and look back at the DKA and HORIZONT3000 Partner Meeting that took place in November 2019 in Arbaminch, Ethiopia, where gender issues constituted a main topic …

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