Entries by naima

Meet the Capoeira Trainers: Fares

Fares shares his experience as a capoeira trainer in Raqqa By Alessia Baker Fares became a trainer in 2013, he came to know capoeira through Amr Al Berzawi, another trainer that arrived in Al Raqqa, Syria, and started organising classes for children in the house where he lived. The first thing that attracted Fares’ curiosity […]

FrontlineAid: A tech driven solution to localising aid

By: Alessia Baker FrontlineAid was born from the search for a practical and transparent solution for the remote management of locally owned projects, in order to support the operations of local organisations and facilitate their access to funding. The background story: challenges to accessing funding  It is often the case that many local organisations in […]

FrontlineAid takes part in BMZ and Kwf Virtual Conference on Digitalisation and Remote Management for Global Development Cooperation

By: Alessia Baker From the 19th to the 21st of January the virtual international conference organized by BMZ and Kfw discussed how digitalisation and Remote Management, Monitoring, and Verification (RMMV) can help organisations and institutions to improve the impact in global development cooperation. Under the title ‘Remote Beneficiary Involvement; can it work?’ FrontlineAid was invited […]

Capoeira for all

By Catri Foot Working to empower children and youth regardless of their gender Capoeira4Refugees works in conflict and post conflict zones where in each of these contexts a shared experience of conflict and trauma is present. In such environments, the issue of gender equality is exacerbated. Social isolation, forced marriage, sexual violence and lack of […]

Fight the invisible virus

By: Catri Foot “There was a little girl who was afraid of the mask because of the wrong idea – the mask leads to death. She cried whenever she saw someone wear a mask, but we explained why we wear the mask and the benefits of it with the use of colours and drawings of […]