“You’ll see that we have few resources but, what we do have, we use as best as we can.” Sharing a booklet produced by Cassa Banana Community Health Committee in Zimbabwe.
A round-up of year-end and -start articles
The questions I’m asking myself as 2015 comes to a close.
If you work in the global development, philanthropy, aid, social enterprise, nonprofit, etc. space, this question can lead to perplexing, frustrating, unwelcome, or liberating reflections. With all of our good intentions and questionable objectivity about ourselves, this is admittedly a tough question to answer. If you say you do “walk the talk,” you’re asking for scrutiny. If you say you don’t, you’re implicitly saying change (gasp!) is needed. My team at IDEX – International Development Exchange has been working with a new consultant recently who asked us, “How does IDEX ‘walk the talk’?” How would your team answer this question? It’s a …
(Or, introducing myself as the newest member of IDEX’s team!)
The Girl Lux Company attempts to make adolescence more trouble-free for girls with the Pocket Pantie™.
3 places where my voice in #globaldev discussions have appeared lately
How has US foreign assistance funding changed over the last sixty years?
Is the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as common as people think? Are they a legitimate reason donors creating stronger accountability mechanisms?
The next generation of international development communicators share 11 approaches for doing #IntlDevComms differently!
How to balance the responsibility of international development communications in an age of “instant.”
How to avoid feeling defeated before you go out and save the world (and while doing it)
What level of nuance do we need to cover to accurately represent a unique individual when reaching large audiences?
Stand Up Planet focuses on people as solutions through the lens of comedy. “Young, gifted and funny are good natural resources to have.”