Posts Tagged ‘community-based organizations’

July 18th, 2016 - 3:00 pm § in Uncategorized

“…and this is what we are already doing about it”

"You’ll see that we have few resources but, what we do have, we use as best as we can." Sharing a booklet produced by Cassa Banana Community Health Committee in Zimbabwe. [...]

April 18th, 2016 - 1:31 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

A new kind of donor: 4 things they do differently

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.[...]

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 #IntlDevComms, 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 #IntlDevComms, 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. [...]