Month: September 2021

ICM’s Dr. Lincoln Lau in Healthy Cities in SDG Era podcast

ICM’s Director of Research Dr. Lincoln Lau appears as a guest on Episode 8 of Healthy Cities in the SDG Era. It’s a podcast featuring the research conducted by faculty and students at the University of Toronto to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This podcast is co-hosted by Erica Di Ruggiero, Director of the Centre...

ICM Research in AidEx East Africa Webinar Series

ICM’s very own Research Associate Daryn Joy O. Go will be one of the speakers at AidEx 2021 East Africa Webinar Series! Daryn will be part of a panel discussion “Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL), and Faith: Beyond Western Approaches” The webinar aims to answer questions such as, “What are good practices and lessons learned...

Momprenuer and savings group start new businesses during pandemic

Many mothers from ultra-poor communities are housewives who are dependent on their husbands’ small incomes. The pandemic, which caused job and income loss, has made their situations even worse. Through ICM’s 2R (Refresh and Renew) program, we were able to help these women through a difficult time.   Catherine, a mother in her early twenties,...

Hope in Tough Times

Single mother Annafe has not had an easy year, but she is still holding onto hope! It is hard enough raising two children with no partner, and being pregnant during the pandemic made things even more difficult.  She moved in with her mother and father who both lost their jobs due to the lockdowns. The...

Ati tribe member receives unexpected help during lockdown

Scattered in small communities throughout the mountainous island of Negros Occidental are an indigenous people called the Ati. They are the first settlers of the island but being a small minority, they are seldom seen and almost forgotten. Like many other indigenous peoples, they are among the poorest in the Philippines, often experiencing neglect and...