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West Africa Civil Society Institute Strengthening Civil Society


Updates on current activities and developments within the Institute and across the sub-region


Glory (right) and colleague seriously undertaking an exercise during the training (photo: WACSI)

Empowered to Perform Better at Work

09 September, 2015

Popoola Adejoke Glory has gained new communication techniques that have helped her to win the satisfaction of her clients and colleagues. 

Partipants brainstorming during the  training (photo: WACSI)

WACSI Empowers Civil Society Practitioners with Robust Communication Skills

20 August, 2015

WACSI has played a key role in empowering fourteen civil society practitioners from five African countries with robust communication skills. This will help beneficiaries to develop communication strategies for their organisations.

Executive Director of the organisation (right) making a contribution during the training (photo: )

Eve Organization Gains New Communication Skills

14 August, 2015

Eve Organisation is on the path of developing a communications strategy. This will be the first for an organisation that has been leading in efforts to promote women’s voices in Africa’s youngest nation – South Sudan.

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Celebrating our Hero

04 August, 2015

Adorned in an OSIWA branded T-shirt, Mr. Maxwell Apenteng could be seen taking care of WACSI’s environment as usual. He always does this with a contagious smile.

Meet Haoua, WACSI's new intern (photo: WACSI)

Haoua Diallo, Burkinabe, Joins WACSI as 23rd Intern

17 July, 2015

As part of efforts to contribute to an efficient, effective and credible civil society in West Africa, WACSI stays committed to its goal of grooming the next generation of civil society leaders in West Africa.

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WACSI Contributes to 2015 State of Civil Society Report

17 July, 2015

Research commissioned by WACSI and published in 2014 played a key role in providing a better understanding of the state of civil society in West Africa.

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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