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January 27th, 2013 - 6:19 pm § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Leading From Love: The attentiveness that brought accountability

“In his breakdown, he not only owned up to embezzlement, but also to having let down his own family, his community, his people, and the generations to come.” A guest post from Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director of IDEX.[...]

June 26th, 2012 - 5:30 am § in Good Practice

Does your organization unleash demand-driven development?

Effective funding and capacity development initiatives, such as the one featured in this video from Results for Development Institute, are needed to increase the demand for human rights and development at local and international levels.[...]

April 1st, 2012 - 8:38 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

Whom do I actually serve?

“He further opines that even if the community has other ideas to suggest about the building project, these would have no room since, in essence, the beggar has no choice. Patrick reminds John that they are not employees of the local community, but rather are working for the NGO.” Guest post by A[...]

January 23rd, 2012 - 7:00 am § in Guest Bloggers

Has aid lost its humanity?

“Development work had become more about systems and structures than the actual lived realities of people,” argues Mette Müller, founder of Best Self Experience. Can important concepts like 'empathy', 'understanding' and 'compassion' enter the way we deliver aid?[...]

December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 am § in Reflection & Rumination

A tale of two realities

Only one of the Washington D.C. aid industry events I attended yesterday got us closer to fixing the problems that continue to plague and perplex us.[...]

December 3rd, 2011 - 12:05 pm § in Guest Bloggers

Transparency. Accountability. Impact.

These buzzwords are everywhere these days, but what do they really mean? Kimberly Lemme, Sr. Manager, Program Finance & Compliance at Water for People, shares how her organization re-defines and approaches these concepts.[...]