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Contact-new.svg Nellie Munala
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Employer:Commonwealth Secretariat
Languages:English, Kiswahili, basic French
Skype address:nellie.munala
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My profile

This is your personal user page in WikiEducator. Tell us a little about yourself ..... be bold and try an edit now by starting to fill out your user page. This is a great way to practice your new wiki skills :-).

(Comment.gif: Dear Nellie, these are steps to edit your infobox and add necessary information to it. Kindly see the steps at All the best and looking forward to see your INFOBOX filled with details. --Ramesh Sharma, PhD 14:50, 16 September 2010 (UTC))

Professional background

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I have 20 years progressive exposure in social development practice based in the Eastern, Central and Southern African regions. I have worked for and with children, youth, women and gender programmes in the areas of policy formulation and its implementation through development programming and research. My experience based in Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo enhanced my skills in working with disdvantaged groups. I utilise my skills in communication and development studies to faclitate social transformation. I have worked for local NGO's, international development organisation and both national and international civil service.


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I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya; a graduate certificate in journalism, a postgraduate certificate in mass communication from the kenya Institute of Mass Communication, Nairobi, Kenya and a Master of Arts degree in development studies from the Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, the Netherlands.

My interests


I enjoy working with children and young people as partners in development. I also like writing short articles on social development issues.


I enjoy gardening and admiring the greenery....

My wiki projects

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project
I would like to explore opportunites to maximise the benefits of policy frameworks to enhance youh participation in governance and development processes, more so, as key development partners. opportunities to provide inclusive policy formulation and implementation will be explored especially at decentralised levels to build capacities of young people to be 'owners' and 'drivers' of community development processes. Demystifing perceptions that policies can only be generated and implemented at central level and by adults only could be an avenue towards getting a larger population participating in policy formulation, advocacy and implementation processes.
Target date for completion
October 2010
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Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

(Comment.gif: Dear Nellie, Welcome to our current eL4C43 WikiEducator Online workshop. Good to have you with us. Hope you will enjoy this workshop. Warm wishes --Ramesh Sharma 20:50, 4 September 2010 (UTC))

  • Nellie, Gambo!! I hope you are enjoying the sessions so far? Cheers!! --Victor P. K. Mensah 19:17, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
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Facilitators - eL4C43

  • IPYET OER Training Programme in Facilitating Online Learning4Content Workshop (September 6-15, 2010)
The facilitators:

Hi Nellie.

I like your photo and you look great.--Simonda 09:25, 12 November 2010 (UTC)