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October 29th, 2014 - 8:35 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

West Africans are not powerless against Ebola…and neither are we

The strongest assets in this fight are the committed women and men who know and love their communities, says Alison Carlman. [...]

October 20th, 2014 - 8:04 am § in Reflection & Rumination

The stories still hard to find: The local responses to Ebola

Links to stories on those responding to Ebola on the ground, regardless of international aid or media coverage[...]

August 14th, 2014 - 8:50 am § in Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

Briefcase NGOs: How widespread is this, really?

Is the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as common as people think? Are they a legitimate reason donors creating stronger accountability mechanisms?[...]

May 14th, 2014 - 8:41 am § in Good Practice, Uncategorized

Do grassroots organizations in poor countries have an image problem?

What if the talents of 19 public relations and corporate communications Masters students were directed at helping grassroots organizations getting better at selling themselves?[...]

June 5th, 2013 - 8:11 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Palestinian civil society leaders: Reinforce us, don’t replace us.

Grassroots civil society activists from Palestine discuss their experiences with international aid in this Special Mention Award Winner of the Social Impact Media Awards. [...]

January 6th, 2013 - 10:15 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

13 thoughts for aid in 2013

As I was sitting in a year-end retreat, I started jotting down this list of things that the development aid world could use more of in 2013. I offer it as some food for thought for the year ahead. [...]

December 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Thoughtful Conversations & Sideways Approaches: The Barefoot Guide Connection

When I first picked up and started reading The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change almost four years ago, it was one of those strike-you-through-the-heart moments. Finally someone was talking about my role in aid.[...]