participation

Malawi: Volunteers reviving seedlings in Dunduzu Primary School
Malawi: Volunteers reviving seedlings in Dunduzu Primary School logo
Working the field Tuesday was glorious. There was a sense of release and catharsis among the team today as the group, finally, were able to swap the tedium and frustrat
Progressio,
30 April 2014
Malawi: Think Green, Think Sapitwa!
Malawi: Think Green, Think Sapitwa! logo
The March – June placement is the second team of Progressio’s International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers to continue to lead on the project in Mulanje district under wildlife and Environmental society of Malawi (WESM) in partnership with Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT).
Progressio,
25 April 2014
My story as a national Progressio ICS volunteer in Honduras
My story as a national Progressio ICS volunteer in Honduras logo
My name is Kenia Belinda Meza and I live in San Nicolás, Intibuca. It all started suddenly when I and my team were invited, for the first time, to participate in a women’s football tournament in the community of Belén. We did very well and we won the tournament. I did not know anyone in Jóvenes Liderando Cambios (JLC), a local organisation, but a
Progressio,
25 March 2014
Young people count
Young people count logo
"The young panelist from the event on bringing the voices from young people is following me on twitter! I will facebook that straight away!" This generation, having grown up with social media and a different vocabulary from the one that was in popular use less than 20 minutes ago (things change fast!), is excited. Being a participant at a UN conference a
Progressio,
19 March 2014
Haiti: “May our country be reborn at last!”
Haiti: “May our country be reborn at last!” logo
Progressio welcomes a statement issued last month by the Jesuits of Haiti, to mark the fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake of January 2010. Four years on, despite all the international attention and billions in aid, the Jesuits’ statement outlines how “the hope that Haiti was finally going to know better days” has not been realised:
Progressio,
7 February 2014
Welcome to the 'wadahadal'! Unbreakable launches in London
Welcome to the 'wadahadal'! Unbreakable launches in London logo
Campaigners are being introduced to a new concept that it is hoped will spark conversations across the country and spur on progress for women’s political participation. It’s called a ‘wadahadal’. 
Progressio,
28 January 2014
A big heart for people powered development
A big heart for people powered development logo
Progressio development worker David Muganga has had a terrifying past, but has grown to use the experience to help others, writes Progressio chief executive Mark Lister from Timor-Leste:
mark lister,
16 July 2013
What next for the Post 2015 development agenda?
What next for the Post 2015 development agenda? logo
Chris Mweembe, a Progressio DW based in Zimbabwe with Environment Africa, shares his thoughts on where the High Level Panel’s report of Post 2015 development goals should go next, looking in detail at agricultural targets and supporting small scale farmers.
Chris Mweembe,
30 May 2013
Haiti: How people are holding the government to account
Haiti: How people are holding the government to account logo
Despite the fact that there are still some signs of the earthquake that devastated Haiti’s capital city, nearly three and a half years ago, new buildings are going up everywhere and the sounds of drills and hammers provide an apt soundtrack everywhere we go. There is a sense of ordered chaos in Port au Prince, where the traffic jams last for miles and people hop o
Progressio,
7 May 2013
Zimbabwe and Malawi: No Sweat
Zimbabwe and Malawi: No Sweat logo
With temperatures consistently around 30 degrees even in January, Zimbabwe is not somewhere you might expect a cold sweat to break out. But all too often it does, trickling down the neck of those who know their lives will never be the same again after the next few moments. 
mark lister,
18 February 2013