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West Africa Civil Society Institute Strengthening Civil Society

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14 August, 2017

WACSITech is a technology donation programme for Nonprofit Organisations in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad. The initiative is a partnership between WACSI and Techsoup Global aimed at providing technology assistance to nonprofit organisations in the region to boost their ICT infrastructure and support their mission. To find out more, visit

3rd ISTR Africa Network Conference

10 February, 2016

Founded in 1992, the International Society for Third-Sector Research(ISTR) is a global membership association of scholars, researchers, and practitioners that promotes the study of civil society, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. ISTR brings together scholars, researchers and practitioners from many backgrounds in a wide variety of disciplines from over 80 countries around the world.

Resource Centre

The Institute has a resource centre that is open to civil society actors in the region. It serves as a library of civil society documents, research reports and edited volumes that are accessible to both individuals and organisations. The Institute has partnered the Foundation Centre to provide online learning resources and a database of grant giving institutions in the United States of America.

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