Quarterly Review Meeting
CYECE is in Dedza this week for its a 3 day quarterly review meeting. The meeting has been attended by program officers based in the different districts where we are working and implementing projects focusing on child rights, youth access to SRHR and youth empowerment. The meeting is an opportunity for program officers to review program activities for the previous quarter, share updates from their projects with each other and share lessons learnt. At the end of the meeting, program officers will develop action plans for this quarter.
CYECE Participating at the Conference of Girls in Africa
CYECE is attending a girls’ conference on education that has brought together ministers, NGOs and girls among others in Lusaka, Zambia. We are discussing how at regional level we can build youth champions in leadership and how we can work to eliminate barriers and enhance girl education. This is a platform to lobby for change in some policies and enhance coordination. As CYECE we have partnered with Rosaria Memorial Trust to speak on behalf of the girls whom they work with and to share their experiences to the public and politicians to justify why the world should care about girls’ education as we have victims of child marriage and teen pregnancies. This is a learning opportunity for CYECE to learn from the strategies used by different countries to promote girls education.
CYECE Staff Drilled in Result Based Management
During the quarterly review meeting, Linda Kamlomo, CYECE's M&EL manager, delivered a session on result based management. In her session, she led the group in discussing outputs, outcomes and impact. She highlighted the importance of program staff to be able to identify and differentiate between these three and properly document them in their reports. The session also led to a discussion on outcome mapping and actor analysis.