An African continent free from poverty and vulnerability.
To create partnerships with Civil Society and other organizations to engage with the Governments and International Development Agencies (IDAs) to develop and implement innovative Social Protection strategies and programmes that make a difference in people’s lives in Africa.
The New APSP Board held its first substantive meeting since its election in November, 2014, in Kigali, Rwanda between 10th and 12th June 2015. The meeting was hosted by Ms Peace Murungi, the Vice Chairperson of the organisation who is also the Secretary General of the Rwanda Civil Society Platform.Read more...
Social Protection is a dynamic field with tentacles stretching across different fields. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations is looking to explore further the correlation between Social Protection and Forestry in an online discussion hosted on FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition.Given that this topic is quite new FAO is opening up a forum for discussion and invites comments and views on the topic.Read more...
What does South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have in common? A lot perhaps, but in this case capacity building workshops on Social Protection that brought together Civil Society Organisations. The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) together with the National Platforms of South Africa and the DRC organised two day workshops to enable members have a common understanding of Social Protection to inform advocacy from both policies and programmes.Read more...
The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) is a network of organizations operating at local, national and regional levels, with a commitment to promoting and strengthening the social contract between states and citizens and is now active in 30 countries across Africa.
We are seeking to recruit a resource mobilization officer with experience in fundraising for NGOs particularly those based in Africa. This is an international part time position and the incumbent can be based in any country but with travel to the APSP secretariat based in Nairobi as and when required.
Duties and Responsibilities