Govt, EU to the rescue

Edwin Batshu
Edwin Batshu

The Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu says government recognises NGOs’ critical role in bringing attention to topical issues such as climate change, poverty eradication and gender equality.

His remarks, made recently at the NGO Council’s inaugural stakeholders forum, come as the sector struggles to stay afloat due to poor funding and internal governance issues.

Batshu said a programme has been developed, in collaboration with the European Union, to address the proficiency and capacity issues facing NGOs.

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