Colorful clothes in modern styles hang by the entrance to Zipporah’s store. Little more than a stall in a shopping center in Nyeri, Kenya, it holds a surprisingly wide selection of women’s clothing. When a customer arrives, Zipporah and her assistant pull out dress after dress until they strike on something impossible to resist.
27 humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided to those working on the ground, organisations will struggle to stop famine spreading across the country in the next few months. The statement follows Monday’s declaration of famine in parts of the country.
The purpose of this briefing paper is to support evaluators in producing good evaluations by helping to think about values and ethics consciously and carefully. To do this, we’ll first look at the relationship between ethics and evaluation. We will then look at the big picture of what constitutes “good peacebuilding” or peacebuilding “done right.” We will also explore ethical issues involved in who determines the values and criteria by which we judge programs.
A violent eight-year conflict originating in Nigeria has intensified in the last four years and spread across borders into Niger, Chad and Cameroon, resulting in Africa’s biggest humanitarian and protection crisis.
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The BRIGE Program is a 2-year program funded by the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (MAC Foundation) that seeks to build community resilience by increasing Mercy Corps’ capacity to better respond to gender-specific needs and vulnerabilities during complex and chronic crises. The program, within Mercy Corps’ overall resilience framework, seeks to identify and empower those groups at the community level which can serve as inclusive ‘drivers of resilience’. The
The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) will work directly with the Chief of Party (CoP) to help provide the overall leadership, management and strategic vision to the implementation of a five-year, multi-million dollar USAID/Food for Peace and USAID Nepal-funded Development Food Assistance Program (DFAP), tentatively titled by USAID as the "Community Resilience Program," actively working in 14 districts across the Far- and Mid-West development regions of Nepal.