Book Launch - Indigenous and Innovative Approaches: The latest book of PROSOWO II presents some of these approaches from Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Kenya and will be launched on 6th of March 2019 at Makerere University.
The new publication Social Work Practice in Africa. Indigenous and Innovative Approaches as the latest outcome of the PROSOWO II project is now available.
Get your copy at African Books Collective, Oxford
Read an article about the International Social Work Conference in Kigali published in oead.news 106/2018.
Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality, the book that was published in 2014 in the framework of the PROSOWO project, was recently reviewed.
„Ubudehe“ statt Abschotten" is the title of the article that highlights that Social Work is becoming increasingly popular in East African countries.
After having released a book on social work in Uganda (Twikirize et al., 2013) and a comprehensive publication on social work in the East African region (Spitzer, Twikirize & Wairire, 2014), there are now 4 more academic publications out of the PROSOWO project.
The books can soon be ordered via African Books Collective.
Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality
edited by Helmut Spitzer, Janestic Twikirize and Gidraph WairireIf you order the book, we kindly recommend that you do so via our international distributor "AFRICAN BOOKS COLLECTIVE". This company seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture. It is worth to support such initiative.
Social Work Fieldwork. Guidelines for Students and Supervisors
The Role of Social Work in Poverty Reduction and the Realisation of the MDGs in Uganda
The Role of Social Work in Poverty Reduction and the Realisation of the MDGs in Kenya
The Role of Social Work in Poverty Reduction and the Realisation of the MDGs in Tanzania
The Role of Social Work in Poverty Reduction and the Realisation of the MDGs in Rwanda
Article in Südwind
New article on social work in Africa's Great Lakes region:
Spitzer, H. and Twikirize, J.M. 2014. Ethical Challenges for Social Work in Post-Conflict Situations: The Case of Africa's Great Lakes Region. Ethics and Social Welfare (8/2), 135-150.