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Latest newsletter from RHV in Armenia

Another great newsletter from the team in Armenia - many thanks to Hasmik, Lilit and Kristine. There's an interesting mention of arranging some financial support form municipalities but the women said that the "most significant aspect of the event was seeing attention of the community directed towards maternal and childcare issues". It would be interesting to get ideas on how you can measure this sort of change in attitudes.…


Added by johncropper on May 6, 2010 at 11:19 — No Comments

Raising Her Voice in Armenia

I've just got back from the field visits and a day working with lilit, the Project Manager for Bridge of Hope - Oxfam's implementing partner in Armenia. You can see Lilit at https://raisinghervoice.ning.com/video/raising-her-voice-in-armenia - Lilit talks about the project in Armenia.

Before I came to Armenia, I wasn't quite sure how all the elements of the project fitted together. I knew about…


Added by johncropper on February 25, 2010 at 14:30 — No Comments

Day 2 in Armenia

Really good meeting today with one of the local women's groups. They are a real network of officials, NGO leaders and committed individual women. They have got one of their members elected to the municipality and they have achieved an increase in resources to help the families of children with disability as well as for the fmailies of new-born children. Great progress.

Added by johncropper on February 23, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Day 1 in Armenia

Great first day meeting Oxfam staff and the staff of Bridge of Hope, the local implementing partner. Trying to understand the context and background as well as being impressed by the stories of change. It's great to hear that some of the women's groups are now particapting in municpal budget processes. Still thinking about how to capture outcomes. More tomorrow...

Added by johncropper on February 22, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

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