Time: Monday, October 3rd, 2022, 6pm Location: r0g_agency office Knobelsdorffstr. 22 14059 Berlin Community Creativity For Development (CC4D) was founded in August 2019 by a group of three South Sudanese refugees in Northern Uganda. Richard Maliamungu, Edina Dawa and Mathew Lubari – all professionals who recognised the need to enact repair, reuse and maintenance of electronics…

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The enthusiastic participation of Youth in GoGirls season 2022- Image: Aleon Visuals In our previous posts about GoGirlsICT, we talked about the value of education and involving women in science. But in South Sudan, there is still a lot of work to do in dispelling old beliefs that women do not belong in education, science,…

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In an earlier post, we talked with Yine Yenki, co-founder and Mentorship Director at GoGirls ICT, an #ASKnet hub, in South Sudan, about gender and the importance of education for women.  Another way in which GoGirls ICT is working to empower women and thereby strenghten their communities is by actively learning to involve women in…

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Today marks International Youth Day, which celebrates the diverse characteristics of young people while acknowledging the challenges they face, including limited access to education, unemployment, conflict, and limited opportunities to improve their livelihoods. In commemoration of this day, my thoughts turn to how we may overcome some of these challenges as #ASKnet hub members and…

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An #ASKnet workshop initiative in Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Uganda In places like the Rhino Camp refugee settlement, there never seems to be a shortage of those willing and able to serve their communities. I interviewed one of the incredible women at the forefront of an amazing knowledge-sharing initiative. Dawa Edina is a South Sudanese…

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The Netherlands-based organization v2, an interdisciplinary center for art and technology, invited the r0g_agency to come and present their work during an event called A Night of r0g. And so on Thursday, May 5th 2022 members of the Berlin-based team were in Rotterdam to talk about the work we do together with our partners worldwide…

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#MMN Meetup: How can the Ghanaian fashion industry become a resource for sustainable alternatives to migration? Talk and exhibits by Nuel Bans (founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik, a Ghanaian-based digital media publication) and Rhoda Wedam (founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Center, Ghana) What is needed to develop sustainable business opportunities in the…

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By Lamin Sanneh – #MMN Local Coordinator The Gambia – West Coast Region According to a joint report by the government of the Gambia and the International Organization for Migration, The Gambia is a country of out-migration. That means that migration is one directional: people migrant out of The Gambia, but people do not migrant…

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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. At #defyhatenow we join the International Day of Peace commemoration by having  #peacejam activities and discussions that call for conflict mitigation against acts of hate online and offline. We invite you to jam for peace with us from wherever you are in the world,…

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Dear friends, As we head into summer,  we’d like to share a few of our highlights and milestones with you. We are also looking for feedback from you, asking you to vote on the redesign of our logo below! Looking ahead to events in the coming months, we will soon be launching the #defyhatenow Social Media Hate Speech Mitigation Field Guide for Ethiopia,…

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