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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

AWDF visits Zimbabwe

Three officials from the African Women Development Fund (AWDF) - Capacity Building Officer, Finance Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer visited Zimbabwe to meet grantees.

The AWDF team had scheduled to visit CCCD offices to get an update on progress made to date. Due to unavailability of flights on scheduled dates the trip by the AWDF team to Bulawayo was cancelled.

Thanks to new information and communication technologies, the meeting with Bulawayo partners was conducted online using Skype.

CCCD shared its successes and challenges. The AWDF team gave a thumps up to the developments at CCCD and pointed out aspects that needed to be addressed for the organisation to further strengthen its systems.

CCCD is one of the AWDF grantees. The organisation received USD20, 000 to implement institutional development processes that will enable the organisation to put in place systems that support its growth.