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Akazi Kanoze (AK) Activity was a USAID-funded initiative that ran from 2009 to 2014, aimed at equipping young Rwandans aged 14-35, who left school prematurely without a diploma, with the necessary skills and training to secure or create meaningful employment for sustainable livelihoods. Implemented by the Education Development Centre, the project reached over 21,000 youth...
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MERQ Consultancy, in collaboration with UNICEF ESARO, employs advancedepidemiological methodologies and expertise to address critical public healthchallenges. Over recent months, our focus has been on enhancing vaccine coverageby conducting an in-depth Zero-Dose (ZD) child immunization analysis in Easternand Southern Africa. This initiative underscores our role as a pivotal partner inpublic health interventions. The objectives of...
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Creative Associates International (CAI) is currently engaged in a four-year USAID-funded Civic Engagement Project, aimed at enhancing inclusive governance and empowering citizens. This project, known as the Ethiopia Civic Engagement Project, strives to augment the collective capability of civic and community-based actors to participate in policy research, advocacy, discussion, and collective action for peaceful, democratic...
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USAID is spearheading a transformative initiative aimed at bolstering positive youth development (PYD) across the globe. Central to this initiative is the Integrated Youth Activity (IYA) – Kefeta project, a groundbreaking program being implemented in Ethiopia through a collaboration between Amref Health Africa and a consortium of international and local partners. Spanning a five-year duration,...
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MERQ Consultancy, contracted by Women in Global Health (WGH), to undertake the first of its kind research endeavour aimed at exploring the dynamics of gender integration within the supply chain workforce in Ethiopia. This comprehensive study is designed to uncover the key facilitators and obstacles to gender integration in this critical sector. Through meticulous research...
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Akazi Kanoze (AK) Activity was a USAID-funded five-year (2009-2014) project designed to help young Rwandans aged 14-35, who had left school prematurely without a diploma gain the skills and training they need to find or create meaningful employment for sustainable livelihoods. The project which was implemented by the Education Development Centre, served more than 21,000...
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The COVID-19 pandemic and armed conflicts in Ethiopia has led to long school closures that resulted in the country experiencing some of the highest learning losses globally. School closures exacerbated educational inequities and contributed to increased student dropouts. Recovering the lost learning requires substantial investments and interventions to help students catch up academically and continue...
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In a groundbreaking initiative, MERQ Consultancy has joined forces with Vital Wave, with the backing of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to spearhead a transformative project focused on evidence-based strengthening of the health workforce. This remarkable endeavor seeks to revolutionize primary healthcare by conducting comprehensive time and motion studies of Health Extension Workers (HEW’s),...
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MERQ Consultancy recently forged a contractual alliance with the HAQI Foundation. HAQI foundation, is a national non-profit organization which has been steadfastly dedicated to facilitating recovery and rehabilitation initiatives in regions beset by conflicts within Northern Ethiopia.The crux of this collaboration lies in MERQ Consultancy’s pivotal role in overseeing the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) endeavors...
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In a strategic move that underscores its commitment to delivering impactful solutions, MERQ Consultancy has officially inaugurated its new Northern cluster office in Mekelle. Drawing upon its extensive expertise and an impressive decade-long track record of implementing evidence generation activities, including monitoring and evaluation, research, needs assessment, third-party monitoring, as well as organizational and professional...