Opportunity 1: Implementation Experience


Setting up a computer laboratory on a shoestring budget

Digital technologies provide new opportunities for learning, and experience using a computer is a pre-requisite for most jobs in today’s economy. However, in low-income and rural communities, the cost of setting up a computer laboratory is often insurmountable.  This blog explains […]

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Posted on 3 March 2015

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Understanding Quality Assurance in a social franchising context

In the nonprofit sector where critical knowledge is often tacit, the process of ensuring consistent delivery of a quality service can be challenging.  This learning brief considers how Quality Assurance might be understood in a social franchising context.  It introduces […]

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Posted on 19 February 2015

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Learning from experience – Building a Monitoring and Evaluation system for FunDza

The FunDza Literacy Trust aims to improve reading for pleasure and access to interesting books for “book poor” teens and young adults from poor communities.  In early 2013, FunDza commissioned a literature review to investigate the current practice of measurement […]

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Posted on 31 May 2013

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Exploring the factors that stimulate agency

In this learning brief Lucca Leadership South Africa looks at the factors that awaken and develop agency – the drive within an individual, organisation or community to make a difference that uplifts others around them in order to make the […]

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Posted on 31 January 2013

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Reflecting on the Network Action Group Future Leaders Programme – a model for building social capital in poor communities

Social capital: a brief background In the last two decades, the concept of social capital has filtered into the field of development practice. No one single definition captures what is meant by social capital – some describe social capital as […]

Posted on 5 October 2012

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