Jenifer’s Story

“Fear of speaking about sexuality to adolescents by parents jeopardizes their future aspirations.” Jenifer is a 67-year-old retired primary teacher. She is one of the Social Analysis and Action (SAA) group members under the SHE SOARS project in Dadamo sub-county. She has five children and one adopted child, making her a mother of six. She raised …

Green Jobs project

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues affecting our world and will be a major issue that young people will have to contend with in the future. The effects of climate change are likely to hit sub-Saharan Africa the hardest where youth populations are already large and only projected to grow. Like many …

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator is an exciting role which will be central to achieving the above programme objectives. She/he will lead the Monitoring, Reporting, Evaluation and Learning  functions across Restless Development’s implementing countries, working directly with the Programme Manager and supported by MEL leads in the implementing countries.

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Programme Manager

The programme manager is the ultimate person responsible for the overall efficient implementation of the programme for Restless Development, ensuring objectives are met, budget is spent appropriately and results are achieved. She/he  will act as a liaison between consortium partners, Restless Development hubs executing the programme, and the leadership team. She/he will also engage with …

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS – Hungry for Action Youth Campaign Team.

Are you a young activist ready to tackle East Africa’s hunger crisis head-on? You can join the Hungry For Action Youth Campaign Team. The Hungry for Action team and Restless Development are looking for spirited and dedicated individuals aged 18 to 28 from Kenya and Tanzania to become a part of the Hungry For Action …

Youth Researchers Present Petition on SRHR Findings

Exploring the impacts of Gender and social norms on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of Out of School adolescent boys and girls. Youth researchers under the SHE SOARS project presented a petition in commemoration of the Day Of The African Child 2023 under the theme; Rights of Children in a Digital Environment. This research …

Building Back Better- Advocating for an equitable recovery form Covid19

Africa Youth Partnership Youth-led Research Series by young people from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe The youth led research was conducted under the Africa Youth Partnership outlining various impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the gaps in recovery processes in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Whilst there have been …

Faridah’s Story

Faridah, is a 24-year-old psychotherapist living in Uganda.  In her country, young people, young mothers, and women face many challenges. It is difficult to access sexual reproductive health services, especially for women in rural areas whose partners deny them a choice or access to services Faridah Women in Uganda are viewed as inferiors who cannot …

Taking Climate Change to Schools

Living in the Climate Crisis Young people are disproportionally affected by the climate crisis. The voices of young Africans are often unheard in public and political discussions of climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation. Restless Development’s Living in Climate Crisis report, drawing from 1214 survey responses and 102 interviews with young people in Uganda found …

Jerome and Bako’s Story

For Jerome and Bako, it’s the rise in confidence that was their biggest achievement from volunteering with Restless Development. “I was able to achieve my goals” shared Bako when asked about his proudest achievement. “For example, I learned to be resilient. In Uganda, if you don’t learn to be resilient, you might meet with failures.” …