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Child Rights Research Associate

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Mennonite Economic Development Associates
Acronyme : MEDA
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The mission of MEDA is to bring hope, opportunity and economic well being to low income people around the world through a business-oriented approach to development. In the developing world, we do this by offering affordable credit, together with marketing and business training, to low income entrepreneurs. MEDA's target group is the poorest of the economically active in the developing world.
Adresse : 155 Frobisher Drive, Suite I-106
Waterloo, Ontario,
N2V 2E1
FAX: (519) 725-9083
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Jennifer Helmuth
Courriel : jhelmuth@meda.org
Pays : Égypte
Ville : Cairo, Aswan
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : MEDA works with a local partner, EACID, to address the interests of children who work. EACID provides loan products that improve children's working conditions and learning opportunities and helps establish alternative, family-based safe work environments for children.

In Canada
The Child Rights Research Associate will assist the EACID project team with the implementation of a rights-based process that promotes working children's participation and input in project activities and decision making. The assignment will follow up on the work started by the previous CIDA interns.

Overseas
The intern will focus on the following tasks:
- Review the work of the previous CIDA Interns to learn about the current project and local context.
- Continue to monitor project results, the impacts of project interventions (especially the loans) on the lives of working children through conducting interviews and focus group discussions with project staff, working children and their families, and other stakeholders.
- Process this data, integrating it with the research conducted by the previous CIDA interns to keep an ongoing report of the project status.
- Participate in the implementation of the project by working with working children.
- Document this process to capture the knowledge process and lessons learned.
- Share reports and lessons learned with MEDA headquarters and EACID staff.
- Modify research survey tools as part of the learning process, and submit to MEDA for future use.
Organisation d'accueil : Egyptian Association for Community Initiatives and Development
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : EACID is a non-regulated financial institution in its eighth year of operation, and is one of the larger non-bank organizations delivering financial services to unserved markets in Egypt.
EACID was founded in 1998 by Dr. Foad and MEDA works with them to address the interests of children who work. EACID provides loan products that improve children's working conditions and learning opportunities and helps establish alternative, family-based safe work environments for children.