Story gathering in the Gambia

Dina is the only one of his 18 brothers and sisters that got the opportunity pursue an education. The basic facilities that form a stable way of living are not always easy in the Gambia. What is living and growing up there like? How did the political tensions of 2017 affect the Gambian population? Dina…

The Academy Midterm Market in Pictures

In a big organization like Oxfam Novib, staff tends to stay in the ‘bubble’ of their own department. As a result, they don’t really know what is going on in the rest of the organization. Reason enough for us, the academy interns, to present our departments and share our work with the rest of the…

Alumni Stories: Raluca

Does increasing conditional cash transfers’ amount translate into better outcomes for education? Conditional cash transfers (CCTs), that started with Oportunidad in Mexico in 1997 followed shortly by the Bolsa Familia in Brazil, are still one of the most popular “fast social policies”, aiming at a quick fix of poverty through education. Yet, despite a positive impact…

Alumni Stories: Arisa

Relevance of Innovative Methodologies in Reaching Out: Reflections during the I3 Event for Voice Global Grantees On 15 – 18 January 2018, Voice facilitated its Inclusion, Innovation, Indaba (I3) event. In this four-day event, global ‘Learn from Innovation’ grantees were invited to share their experiences, challenges, and initiatives for their respective marginalized and discriminated groups[1].…