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    Engendering ICT Toolkit Workshop at the World Bank

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    The World Bank’s Transport & Digital Development Global Practice held an engendering ICT toolkit workshop on 28th March 2018. The workshop introduces Athena’s toolkit to support the World Bank’s Task Team Leaders (TTL) mainstream gender into ICT operations. The toolkit draws on the Bank’s corporate gender...

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    Roundtable Discussion on Understanding the Supply-side Ecosystem for Sanitation in Accra and Kumasi

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    As part of Athena’s toilet construction supply-side assessment in Ghana, the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) conducted a roundtable to present the preliminary findings of the ongoing study. Supporting the World Bank, the study falls under the GAMA Sanitation and Water Project. The discussion...

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  • Making ‘Digital India’ Work for Women

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    India’s Cellphone Gender Gap About a fortnight before International Women’s Day, GSMA’s Mobile Gender Gap Report (2018) estimated that women in India are 23% less likely to own cellphones than men. The difference appears starker if one investigates the ways in which citizens use cellphones. 26%...

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  • Field Diary: Expanding Agricultural Micro-insurance for Indian Farmers

    Field Diary: Improving and Expanding Agricultural Micro-insurance for Indian Farmers

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    To learn about Athena’s social impact bond supporting Indian farmers to increase micro-insurance uptake, click here. The Context: Vulnerability Among Indian Farmers Indian farmers are struggling due to increasingly unpredictable weather conditions, making agricultural endeavors more risky. Given the historical significance of agriculture, the Government of...

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  • Field Diary: High Quality Low Cost Private Education in Lucknow

    Field Diary: High Quality Low Cost Private Education in Lucknow

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    To learn about Athena’s work to provide high quality low cost private education in peri-urban Uttar Pradesh, click here. Purpose of the Field Visit This field visit sought to determine which development blocks posses the greatest need for high quality low cost private education. The project...

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