The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from Star-Ghana Foundation held a 3-day sustainability fellowship training for 20 sele
Five civil society organisations (CSOs) in Liberia have benefitted from a five-day training in Monrovia from 15 to 18 October 2019.
Benitha Dehfer was one of four participants from Defence for Children (DCI) Liberia who took part in a five-day training for five child rights orga
Sustainability of the civil society sector remains a key challenge in Ghana. Although civil society plays a key role in contributing to the develop
Four non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Sierra Leone, five from Liberia and three from Guinea have benefitted from a capacity assessment supp
The Ghana National Civil Society Sustainability Strategy paper has been developed as a one-stop toolbox of ideas, initiatives and strategies for ma
The African Development Bank (AfDB or the Bank) held a consultation workshop on 26 September 2019 with civil society actors from across West Africa
“We, SPONG, are very grateful for this timely support provided by WACSI. We had an uncomplete draft of our communication strategy and this webina
On 23 July 2019, WACSI took part in the 4th Edition of the Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) Conference that took place
WACSI in collaboration with the Fund for Global Human Rights (FGHR) organised a 3-day convening with twenty representatives from CSOs that promote
“As an organisation, we have not been doing very well with monitoring and evaluation because of limited opportunity for detailed learning. (Thank
Niger has the highest rate of child marriage in the world, with an alarming statistics of 76% of women married before the age of 18 and 28% are mar
WACSI in collaboration with the International Center for Non-Profit Law (ICNL) on 20th to 22nd August 2019, convened a workshop on the theme
In Africa, many civil society organisations (CSOs) depend on donor funding to sustain their work. However, over the last decade, donors...
Chris Ogbonna Expresses Satisfaction with WACSI’s Training for CSOs in Nigeria. Chris Ogbonna is the Program Director of Dialogue Reconciliation
Civil society organisations (CSOs) across the globe thrive on the implementation of best practices. Some of these are found within organisations (i
The dwindling ability of foreign organisations to support social and developmental courses in Africa has called for local organisations to diversif
On 10th January 2019, the Techsoup West Africa team delivered the second phase of a training support in Knowledge Management...
Having a pool of critical thinkers who will provide evidence-based ideas to propel Africa’s development is an essential priority...
Civil society, together with government and the private sector, constitutes an essential pillar of a well-functioning state...
The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is now open for submissions. Applications are due February 8, 2019
Reports gathered over the last one month on civil society activities across West Africa revealed a massive and diverse socio-economic
Over the last one month, there has been a cross cutting of events of civil society activities across West Africa ranging from elections
From the 03-05 December, 2018, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in partnership with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) invites applicants for the 2019 Africa Hum
The existence and viability of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are being threatened by the reduction in donor funding, Mr Charles Vandyck
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), in partnership with Innovation for Change, has put together a three-day conference in which
In today’s world, there are many organisations seeking to address various needs in society. This has led to the competition for grants, especiall
On 1 November 2018, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) convened a consultative
From the 17th- 18th October, 2018, WACSI hosted 13 members of the International Consortium on Closing Civic Space (iCon) at its secretariat.
We’ve improved our ways of generating funds locally towards projects instead of depending solely on foreign aid and internally generated funds.
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is a regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to enhancing
Over the past one month, the level and engagements of civil society activities in West Africa have been observed to be on
Since its creation in 2000, Urban Poor Child Organisation (UPCO) has experienced some resource mobilisation challenges
The state of civil society’s sustainability in Ghana remains challenging. This was realised from a research on the State
Dr. Mohammed Arhin urges non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to invest in building their own capacity. He also encourages NGOs