“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.
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.
Social Impact Incubator brings together creative collaborators in Burundi.
The strongest assets in this fight are the committed women and men who know and love their communities, says Alison Carlman.
Links to stories on those responding to Ebola on the ground, regardless of international aid or media coverage
Is the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as common as people think? Are they a legitimate reason donors creating stronger accountability mechanisms?
What if the talents of 19 public relations and corporate communications Masters students were directed at helping grassroots organizations getting better at selling themselves?
The Social Impact Media Awards 2014 is an international documentary and video competition that champions the stories of grassroots change-makers.
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!
Grassroots civil society activists from Palestine discuss their experiences with international aid in this Special Mention Award Winner of the Social Impact Media Awards.
Pa gen anyen pou nou, san nou. Nothing for us, without us.
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.
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.
The Social Impact Media Awards 2013 is an international documentary and video competition for independent filmmakers and those engaged in aid to champion the stories of grassroots change-makers that too often remain overlooked.