• APSP Staff and other participants complete an EPRI course on Social Protection
  • Field Visit during a training session on Social Protection in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Cash transfer programme for persons with disabilities in Maputo, Mozambique
  • Multigenerational faces of vulnerability
  • Older persons are among the vulnerable groups in Africa
  • Participants of the Western Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Dakar, Senegal
  • Cash transfer programme in Ghana
  • Plenary Session during the Eastern and Central Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Field Visit during the Southern Africa Peer Learning and Exchange Workshop in Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Beneficiaries of Social Protection programmes show off entrepreneurial projects they have started since programmes commenced
  • Social Protection Programmes also look at children as a vulnerable group



An African continent free from poverty and vulnerability.

Mission Statement

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 2nd EAC Child Rights Conference, 25th – 26th August 2016 was held in Nairobi. Dubbed Investing in Children, the conference brought together over 100 participants, including children from the five partner states. The conference addressed various aspects including coordinated approaches in conflict and emergency response, ending violence against children, health education, child sensitive social protection, and resourcing for children among others. Find the recommendations here

The conference was held as a response to review progress and reaffirm the strong commitment of the EAC in promoting, protecting and fulfilling the rights of all children in the region. Child participation was a strong element in the conference, with children empowered to articulate issues that affect their well being.  Objectives of the conference included:

a)      To share experiences on the progress made in the realisation of Child Rights in the EAC and address the challenges.

b)      To identify and raise awareness on issues that negatively impact on the realisation of Child Rights in the EAC.

c)      To provide a platform for facilitating children participation in the EAC integration process.

d)     To launch the adopted EAC Child Policy and discuss implementation.

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