What’s the difference between approaches to global development versus global solidarity?
Being part of a community means mutual obligations (and joys)!
With Band Aid 30 controversy in the news, a so-called moron’s observations seem pretty insightful.
Isaac Roy Kyeyune of FIND Partners International in Uganda shares his best advice on how organization can get through resource-constrained times.
Funders, if you know the answer is “no”, offer it quickly and gracefully. Respect the vulnerability, but also the resilience, of those doing the asking.
Why has Busan always made me think about George Harrison?
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.
Sharing a list of fundraising resources for community-based organizations in the developing world.
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.
Is fundraising using ‘pitiful’ images justified if charitable organizations use the money effectively? Duncan McNicholl, founder of the “Perspectives of Poverty” project, responds on how-matters.org.
A list of fundraising resources for community-based organizations in the developing world
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.