International Girls In ICT day 2018

A Peacemaking Project by STEPHEN V.

What is the injustice we are solving?

My project seeks to solve the injustice of denying young women jobs because of lack of ICT skills to get senior management even after completing high school or college education.

Our Compassionate Solution:

To solve this injustice of lack of ICT Skills for Women
we will address The root is the 14 years civil war in that was fought in Liberia
by Set have set up an ICT training center as a plat form to help young women come and be train free of charge.

Our Project Plan:

Goals

  • To create awareness for Girls to be empower through ICT skills training

We will increase my / our compassion by...

we will increase our awareness by setting up of ICT career clubs in five high schools every year for the next three years beginning 2018.

How will you show courage?

I will show courage by going to the very high schools to talk about the importance of ICT, in today's career life.

How will you collaborate with others?

I will invite schools to participate in the ICT career day fair/training and awareness event.

How will you know you are moving in the right direction? (What are specific ways you can measure your impact?)

i will know that i am moving in the right direction if i get the expected result.

Key Steps

  • Day one Outdoor April 25, 2018  Public awareness walk  Street Cleaning up campaign  Poster / flyers distribution  Sports /games  ICT competition  Radio talk show Day two April 26, 2018 indoor event 1. ICT career selection training 2. ICT d

Our Updates:

helping to safe lives through Wash

STEPHEN V. 24 February 2018 18:04 Well drilling to provide safe drinking water for community 

Comments:

STEPHEN V.
24 February 2018 17:44

This project is currently training 45 young women

Amani A.
27 February 2018 16:19

Hi Stephen, where are you based? Are you working with Robert on this project?

Amani A.
2 March 2018 16:15

Thanks for sharing your project, Stephen. Are you working with young people between the ages of 13-24? If yes, what's their role in this project, please?

I understood from a conversation with Robert that the ICT skills are a big issue in Liberia, and thanks for raising this here!

As part of the process of completing peacemaking projects, Peace First staff give formal feedback on important steps of the project. One of those steps is the compassionate insight.

You have a clear injustice and solution, but it would be great to elaborate more on the root causes of this injustice. How the 14 years of civil war are the root cause of this injustice. I would encourage you to make your compassionate insight as clear as you can so that other Peace First members would understand it better.

I would strongly encourage you to talk to, not just to girls who drop out of school, but other people in your community and try to understand their perspective of this issue or other people who are trying to solve the same justice or/and people who are already working to solve this injustice. This will enrich your project in lots of ways! Also, use the problem and the solution tree to discover the root causes and consequences of your chosen injustice and it will guide you to more solutions. Here are some resources on how to do that: https://www.peacefirst.org/understand-through-compassion

I noticed that you requested a mini-grant, but I would encourage you to work a little bit on understanding your compassionate insight and work more on your plan - you can use our plan tools here https://www.peacefirst.org/plan-your-project in order to make it more concrete and actionable. Thanks again for sharing your project with Peace First members, and we are looking forward to your next steps of the project!

Please let us know if you need any help with this!