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.
Being part of a community means mutual obligations (and joys)!
“They’re all a bunch of neocolonialists anyway.”
An uncomfortable silence fell upon the car.
What does racial justice have to do with the international “do-gooder” industry?
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.
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.
Isaac Roy Kyeyune of FIND Partners International in Uganda shares his best advice on how organization can get through resource-constrained times.
Who makes up the development landscape? Sharing my taxonomy of the fundamental, old-school, and new-school players on the scene.
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!
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.
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?
8 sets of questions on our organizations’ ability to be responsive to feedback
Grassroots civil society activists from Palestine discuss their experiences with international aid in this Special Mention Award Winner of the Social Impact Media Awards.