Did you know?
- Today is World Health Day
- This years theme centres on Depression
- Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide
- More than 300 million people are now living with depression


You don't have to suffer:
1. Talk to someone you trust
2. Exercise Regularly
3. Stay connected to loved ones
4. Seek professional help


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Mildred dispels the common thinking among her peers that Depression is so “Un-African” In this talk she reveals how unrealistic you may be branded if you eve...

As we join in to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day, it is important to note that Autism is a disorder of neural development. We all have a part to play in ensuring that the lives of those that seem different to us are able to live in a world full of support and acceptance. #StandOutforAutismUntilEveryoneUnderstands

A U.S. study indicates that 1 in 68 children worldwide are autistic. In Kenya, autistic children and their families are lobbying for better laws and support ...

it's been a while since we blogged about what we care about. Read about Connect Families Ability and how to support children with disabilities. Mary Katunquah Munyao…/Relief-for-the-best-…

“Attitudes of the society often disable persons with disabilities rather than enabling them” Mary Munyao, Founder, Connect Families Ability A long stare. Pity. ...

We join in to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, and all the women we have had the privilege to work with who have shown that being a woman does not limit potential #IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange

Cause Communications updated their cover photo.
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it was a pleasure hanging out with the PACE (Promoting Access to Community Education), Kenya team. Look out for their blog post on our website soon. Well done Peggy Ochola and Team.

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Listening → participatory communication for social change!

Tackling poverty with the use of communication for development has to factor in the concept of rural journalism. Local writers are best suited to report on local realities that they understand better than outsiders.
-Jan Servaes

Let the voices of the community be heard #C4D

Happy New Year from the Cause Comm family. Looking forward to a great year filled with growth and development.

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Congratulations to António Guterres, the new Secretary General of the United Nations. Looking forward to great developmental strides especially in the continent of Africa.

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The former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, has been sworn in as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, at a ceremony presided over by ...the UN General Assembly President, Peter Thomson. Mr. Guterres, who was until recently the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, will succeed South Korea's Ban Ki-moon, who will step down on 31 December 2016 after 10 years at the helm of the Organization.

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We join the world in marking #WorldAIDSday today. We need an AIDS free world.

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Today is #worldaidsday! Watch UNAIDS Executive Director's video message.

Cause Communications added a post from October 11, 2016 to their timeline.
October 11, 2016

Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls #Internationaldayofthegirlchild

Communication for development often needs to rely on creative solutions that compensate for the lack of local capabilities and infrastructures. These solutions usually emerge after months of discussion with local community leaders and organizations, government officials, and members of target audiences. Word of mouth and the ability of the community leaders to engage members of their communities is often all that communicators have at hand. (Schiavo, 2007).

Mawewa School Talk about God ordained! I met Stella Ndiho one Sunday in church where the preacher of the day asked us to share our most memorable decisions….as ...

We were at Mawewa school today in Mathare. eduKenya transforming young lives through education and skills training. Look out for our blog post on their work. Know of other organizations or individuals transforming lives positively in their community? email us #impact

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Do you know of any NGO in East Africa making an impact in their community and would like to raise awarness about their work? We are looking for impact oriented stories to feature in our Blog and connect with like minded development partners. email us:

website is finally up.....check us out.... the blog is following soon with stories of impact on communities around Africa.