In a fast-paced technological and digital age, the ability of civil society organisations (CSOs) to create impact and enhance their...
Hope for Children and Aged Rehabilitation Centre located in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region Ghana in West Africa was...
I am happy to announce that as Inspector General of Police of The Gambia Police Force, we are dropping all charges against Mr. Madi Jobarteh as of
The Upper Guinean Forest of West Africa considered as one of the “global biodiversity hotspots” due to its exceptional...
It is July 2020. The middle of an extraordinary year in the 14 years of WACSI’s existence. Extraordinary because the Institute, like every other
The Next Generation Internship Programme (NGIP) is WACSI’s flagship youth leadership programme focusing on developing the next generation of West
As West African states have been implementing anti-COVID-19 directives to curb the global pandemic, civil society organisations have increasingly r
Although COVID-19 has raised significant health, economic, social and human rights challenges, the global pandemic can also be viewed as...
West African CSOs are increasingly putting efforts into leveraging on ICTs mobilise support, coordinate response mechanisms and raise awareness on
Many CSOs in West Africa do not have Internet-based and technology tools through which they can communicate their activities as front liners in the
COVID-19 has exacerbated the existing challenges that West African civil society organisations (CSOs) normally face.
On Thursday, 25 June 2020, STAR Ghana and Penplusbytes’ organised a webinar to officially launch and deploy a COVID-19 ‘info-for-all’ website
Ghanaian and Nigerian nonprofits are now able to join the Google for Nonprofits program.
While West Africa has increasingly become an important hub for the global trade of illegal drugs, drug policy in the region has shown considerable
The civil society sector has been crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby reducing civil society organisation’s (CSO) capacity to effectively
Mrs. Ayodeji Fajemirokun, a technology consultant chaired her first board meeting at WACSI in her capacity as the board chairperson.
WACSI organised its statutory first board meeting for the year. The meeting was organised online for the first time in the Institute’s 13 years o
WACSI is seeking interns interested in enhancing their civic consciousness and developing their professional capacity.
On 30 April 2020, the West Africa Civil Society Organisation (WACSI) in collaboration with the Ghana CSO Platform on the SDGs organised a webinar t
Over the last decade, West African CSOs have been leveraging on digital democratisation to voice their constituencies interests to contribute to so
Street Children Project (SCP), is a legitimate Ghanaian based organisation operating in the Ashanti Region (Kumasi). Running under the vision “th
The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has created a global health crisis that significantly affects citizen’s habits across the world.
The Embassy of France to Ghana launched in March 2020 the Sankofa support project for higher education and research in heritage and tourism in Ghan
Since ASERD establishment, it has strived and contributed significantly in transforming the lives of the people of Nalerigu and beyond through durb
Civil society organisations (CSOs) in Ghana play a vital role in influencing policies in the country. They also play key roles in...
Civil society organisations (CSOs) across West Africa are showing innovation by using technology to advance their work. In fact, technology allows
Communication remains an indispensable tool in the development sector. Yet, frontline actors comprised of community based organisations, faith base
WACSI would like to bring to the attention of staff, partners and the general public, key measures it is putting in place to support global efforts
An enabling environment is key for civil society sustainability. However, across the globe, there have been growing concerns of threats to civil...
The PA&E training is designed to respond to the gap identified in the ability of civil society organisations (CSOs) to effectively engage with
Between 2008 and 2019, WACSI has trained 53 young professionals and graduates through its flagship NGIP with support from Ford Foundation and the O
New Collaborative Website to Aid Groups Exploring Alternative Organisational Forms and Revenue Models.
On Friday 13 December 2019, the board and management of WACSI held the second and last board meeting for the year. This meeting was the second in t
Since the 1990s, with the institution of the multiparty democracy, the number of electoral democracies in West Africa has been on the rise.
As part of its commitment to groom the next generation of West African leaders, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) has been a key
Seventy-eight percent (78%) of girls in Niger get married before their 18th birthday. This makes Niger the country with the highest prevalence of c