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.
Self care is the problem, and the solution.
The questions I’m asking myself as 2015 comes to a close.
There is beauty in the world. Let’s not forget.
Frustrated with organizational politics, policies, or processes? Here’s a selection of how-matters.org posts to let you know you’re not alone.
“They’re all a bunch of neocolonialists anyway.”
An uncomfortable silence fell upon the car.
A reflection on the skills I needed to be effective in my job.
A list of the posts I didn’t write over the last year or so.
What does racial justice have to do with the international “do-gooder” industry?
“Maybe it is a little about identity, but that’s ok.” A guest post by Vanessa Deering
Loyalty doesn’t have to mean avoiding the hard questions.
Here’s to the ones who ask “why” openly in meetings because they just can’t tolerate the façade of “doing good.”
A seasoned aid worker shares his insights on how make peace with “home.”