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February 17th, 2014 - 9:36 am § in Guest Bloggers

Aid, Africa, corruption, and colonialism…revisited

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.[...]

February 2nd, 2014 - 9:23 am § in Uncategorized

#HowMatters

You won’t find yogurt or a grizzly bear here. When we talk about #HowMatters, it’s about how well-intentioned people often fall short of changing the lives of the people they want to help.[...]

January 27th, 2014 - 9:13 pm § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

40 ways to help your organization survive tough financial times

Isaac Roy Kyeyune of FIND Partners International in Uganda shares his best advice on how organization can get through resource-constrained times.[...]

August 22nd, 2013 - 2:20 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

Moving day: An aid analogy

What does it feel like to be a citizen on the receiving end of international aid? An analogy to try to help international do-gooders understand.[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 9:37 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?[...]