4 new ways to think about foreign aid’s role in fighting corruption around the world.
Is the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as common as people think? Are they a legitimate reason donors creating stronger accountability mechanisms?
Guest blogger Barongo ba Kafuuzi Ateenyi argues that aid’s failures should not be blamed on the initiators of the projects—the foreigners—but the very home country systems that compromise its people.
“In his breakdown, he not only owned up to embezzlement, but also to having let down his own family, his community, his people, and the generations to come.” A guest post from Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director of IDEX.
When people ask me why this farm-girl-turned-aid-worker has devoted herself to placing community-driven development initiatives at the forefront of aid, here’s why.
“If your general impression [is that most grassroots organizations are incapacitated], then you’ve been driving a white SUV through a village to get the ‘authentic’ feel of some project.” ~Marc Maxson of GlobalGiving’s Storytelling Project
Highlighting key issues not often heard enough in aid effectiveness dialogues.