Welcome to the long-awaited first VoiceMail, the bimonthly newsletter for Voice. VoiceMail will provide you with exciting updates on grantees, calls for proposals and other interesting news and stories from the ten Voice focus countries. Follow our work here or through social media.
It has been close to a year since a dedicated team of three started to take on the assignment to develop Voice, building on the winning tender Oxfam Novib and Hivos submitted to the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Today the team exists of almost thirty team members, ranging from the coordination team in The Hague to the country teams in one of the Voice focus countries in Asia and Africa.
Programme Manager Marinke van Riet shares an update in her blog post, reflecting on the first year of Voice with key building blocks and indeed some growing pains.