ICA Sri Lanka – running a Montessori school in a remote village

Minimuthu Montessori is a pre-school project run by ICA Sri Lanka. It lies in the remote Morogollagama village, about 200 kilometres from Colombo (see map). The village is in a dry area, in Kurunegala district of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. Most of the villagers are farmers who depend on the monsoon rains. During droughts, cultivation is abandoned...

ICA:UK develops Guidelines for Evaluating Digital Citizen Engagement for the World Bank

ICA:UK is not all about training and facilitation! In 2014-15 we worked with Aptivate and the Institute of Development Studies under contract to the World Bank to develop “Guidelines for Evaluating Digital Citizen Engagement”, bringing together different areas of expertise to explore how to assess the quality and effectiveness of some of the new, digital approaches that Governments are using to...

ICA Australia supports the Congo Canoe Challenge

Munching on caterpillars in a motorised canoe, five Australian volunteers travelled 600 km to carry out a medical training mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Average life expectancy there is just 48 and health services are hard to access, expensive and of poor quality. So the four-week expedition, which began in August and included two doctors, was important. Some...

ICA Bangladesh partners with The People’s Rights on the Phulki Street Children Project

Happy New Year to the members, staff, volunteers, supporters and advisors of ICA Bangladesh. ICA Bangladesh has ended the year with a great partnership with a voluntary social welfare organization named The People’s Rights for the Phulki street children project. Its founder and the current general secretary Mr. Nazrul islam Khan has offered a generous support to partially cover some expenses...

Lambassa ICA Benin partner with IFAD on post-2015 local dialogue

Lambassa ICA Benin is conducting a project called “Rural Women’s Contributions to Sustainable Development: Local Dialogue” from August to December 2015. This project initiated by International Agricultural Development Fund (IFAD) serves as a strategy to engage rural women in the development agenda. The Dialogues are part of a global effort to advocate for the implementation of the Post-2015 Agenda, namely...

ICA Cote D’Ivoire undertakes prospecting mission with ICA Japan

In connection with the financing of its project by the Government of Japan, a project team composed of ICA Cote D’Ivoire Mr. Kouame Konan Eugene, Country Director of ICA-CI, N’dri Accountant Fréderic, Eric Konan driver Brou Amoin Queen bilingual assistant and Hideki Kambe coordinator ICA Japan conducted a prospecting mission in the town of Brobo and its surrounding villages. The mission objectives...

Lambassa ICA Benin & Well Water Global appeal for your support!

Kassimou Issotina of ICA Benin writes: In order to contribute to water access to rural communities in Benin, ICA Benin is still looking for support to build water wells since 2010. In 2014, we entered into partnership with an American NGO called Well Water Global (WWG) for that purpose. In March of this year, Mr Landon McBrayer, Executive Director of this NGO...

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