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November 26th, 2011 - 8:33 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Hallowed Halls or Ghost Towns?

Are aid workers fighting while propagating the very organizations in which they serve? It’s as if the perpetuation of the institutions themselves slowly, silently becomes what consumes people, rather than the needs and priorities of those they are ultimately meant to serve.[...]

March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Nothing to Offer

In the wake of such tragedy in Japan, let us never forget the long-term, slow-moving disasters of poverty, inequality and injustice around the rest of the world, where funding IS readily needed. [...]

July 10th, 2010 - 4:12 pm § in Good Practice

Isn’t it time for a morale boost?

One largely overlooked cause of low levels of staff and volunteer motivation is the internal dynamics of organizations. Development organizations can be more effective if their members pay attention to what can go wrong inside a group and take steps to keep people engaged and committed.[...]