Step 1: We admit we are powerless over a project-based mentality–that when we considered the changing world, our frameworks and tools as they had come to define us have become obsolete.
Donors stuck in the old ways of moving money around don’t offer useful capital to new and innovative organizations that don’t fit the mold. Here’s four things a new kind of aid donor does better.
“They’re all a bunch of neocolonialists anyway.”
An uncomfortable silence fell upon the car.
What does racial justice have to do with the international “do-gooder” industry?
A new report from Adeso explores the idea for a Southern NGO humanitarian network. Has its time come?
4 new ways to think about foreign aid’s role in fighting corruption around the world.
3 places where my voice in #globaldev discussions have appeared lately
The Social Impact Media Awards 2014 is an international documentary and video competition that champions the stories of grassroots change-makers.
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.
My conversation with Saaed Wame, founder and director of NACC in Malawi, on valuing community contributions, the challenges of child protection, and how numbers cannot portray the true value of his organization’s work. Support them on GlobalGiving!
Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?
8 sets of questions on our organizations’ ability to be responsive to feedback
6 things that inhibit our ability to listen to those on the receiving end of aid