What if the talents of 19 public relations and corporate communications Masters students were directed at helping grassroots organizations getting better at selling themselves?
What if nascent grassroots organizations needed something totally different to assess their organizational capacity?
If you could write a letter that would help thousands of other aid workers, what would you say?
“Maybe the aid world’s obsession with ‘happy stories’ is precisely what drives us away from learning what we must before we can succeed.” A guest post by Marc Maxson on the GlobalGiving’s Storytelling Project’s new online tools.
Al Jazeera’s The Stream discusses the real-life inspiration for a new Kenyan TV comedy mocking aid workers and examines NGO culture around the world.
You won’t find yogurt or a grizzly bear here. When we talk about #HowMatters, it’s about how well-intentioned people often fall short of changing the lives of the people they want to help.
Who makes up the development landscape? Sharing my taxonomy of the fundamental, old-school, and new-school players on the scene.
My recent article on farmers’ feedback on Feed the Future in Haiti, appearing in Oxfam America’s latest CloseUp Magazine.
Tweets from SEIU Local 500’s Nonprofit Summit today in Washington DC.
On Reuters investigative report, The Child Exchange: Inside America’s underground market for adopted children.
One man’s willingness to see energy where others cannot.
Education innovators like TED Prize Winner Dr. Sugata Mitra will knock your socks off in this film by Good Magazine entitled “Future Learning.”
There’s a lot of value in big data, and it may be tempting to place local leaders’ expertise within the big-data paradigm. However, we need to be cognizant about the origins of our obsession with results.
A trailer from the film “We Want Development (but at what cost?)”, about the development of a port in Lamu, Kenya. (c) Thirsty Fish 2012