There is a growing number of small NGOs and foundations specializing in offering direct funding to grassroots leaders. And 20+ of them have come together to write a book!
What’s the difference between approaches to global development versus global solidarity?
A round-up of year-end and -start articles
If you work in the global development, philanthropy, aid, social enterprise, nonprofit, etc. space, this question can lead to perplexing, frustrating, unwelcome, or liberating reflections. With all of our good intentions and questionable objectivity about ourselves, this is admittedly a tough question to answer. If you say you do “walk the talk,” you’re asking for scrutiny. If you say you don’t, you’re implicitly saying change (gasp!) is needed. My team at IDEX – International Development Exchange has been working with a new consultant recently who asked us, “How does IDEX ‘walk the talk’?” How would your team answer this question? It’s a …
A reflection on the skills I needed to be effective in my job.
(Or, introducing myself as the newest member of IDEX’s team!)
Social Impact Incubator brings together creative collaborators in Burundi.
3 places where my voice in #globaldev discussions have appeared lately
“…part of me wanted to say to Abel, the hell with the cultural traditions, and to hell with the government! These kids need an education…But that part of me shut up (mostly).” A guest post by Scott Fifer of GO Campaign
2011 has been a “shake-up” year for those involved in “flipping the aid system” to put more local and national actors in the driver’s seat of development. How-matters.org is shutting down until January 15th to reflect and plan for 2012!