Project Cycle Management – now in Somali

PCM Somali titleGood project management is essential for being an effective NGO. The Somali version of our PCM manual,  folder Maareynta Wareega Mashruuca is now available for download in the library. Thanks to Abdinasir for this translation.

Managing the Project Cycle, new edition

PCMProject Cycle Management (PCM) ensures that all aspects of a project are included in the management process.

Our newly revised short manual folder Managing the Project Cycle (21 pages) guides you clearly through the four phases of PCM.

Thinking of emigrating via Libya? Read this first

tahribMany die in their attempts to reach the West, but Geeldoon lived to tell the tale. Since his safe return to Somaliland, he has set up a local organization to warn others of the dangers of tahriib (unregulated emigration) and encourage young people to build their futures at home instead.

We Kissed the Ground | Carrada Ayaan Dhunkannay offers the most extensive available account of tahriib and the brutal world of people trafficking.

Caring for The Elderly, now in the Library

elderlyNetworklearning’s newest manual aims to give carers – and their supervisors – greater insight into the work that they do for their older clients.

folder Caring for The Elderly: Best Practice in Person-centred Care includes examples from colleagues in the field and exercises for learning skills.

Successful leadership in the aid sector in South Asia

OBU survey 300pxLeadership in the aid sector is often challenged for not being effective enough. A survey by networklearning contributor Adi Walker, undertaken with Oxford Brookes University, seeks to illuminate what could create more successful leadership in International Humanitarian and Development Organisations (IHDOs).

Are you an IHDO leader working in India, Pakistan or Sri Lanka, or at their IHDO Headquarters – or can you refer a relevant colleague to participate in this survey?

Your professional opinion, experiences and contributions are of great value and importance for this research, and consequently for the humanitarian and development aid sector.

The survey takes no more than 20 minutes. You may request to receive the final results. The final PhD thesis will be published online and in international journals for leaders in the aid sector, IHDOs, and academics, for both practical and theoretical application. Sincere thanks in advance for your support in this process.

» The Survey has now closed. We will share results when available

In Arabic: NGO Self-assessment through a SWOT exercise

arabic-SWOTSWOT is a proven method for analysing your NGO’s Capacity and to successfully implement a strategic plan.

» folder Download from the Library

Finding Mental Health after Conflict, now in Somali

article-mentalhealth-somaliUnderstand the problem and how your NGO can offer a good package of help. Thanks to Abdinasir for this translation.

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In Arabic: How to Run a Workshop

workshop-arabicfolder How to Run a Workshop is now available in Arabic. Thanks to Mubarak for this translation.

The Facts about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

fgm-girlsThe Networklearning team is deeply concerned by this practice, which is more widespread than many realise. This short manual, with illustrations, gives a clear overview of what it is, when and why it happens – and what can be done to help.

Update August 2014:
Somali and Arabic editions also now available for download.

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