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Posts Tagged ‘grassroots organizations’

April 18th, 2016 - 1:31 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

A new kind of donor: 4 things they do differently

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.[...]

December 19th, 2015 - 9:19 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Why I give

Being part of a community means mutual obligations (and joys)![...]

April 29th, 2015 - 11:19 am § in #IntlDevComms, Good Practice

How to reframe the #globaldev message: Local organizations telling their own story

For NGOs considering how to ‘reframe their message’ in their communications and fundraising, they can include their local partners in developing countries in this proces. Invest in partners' branding and communications. Let them tell their own story. As much it is ‘our message,’ even more so[...]

October 29th, 2014 - 8:35 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

West Africans are not powerless against Ebola…and neither are we

The strongest assets in this fight are the committed women and men who know and love their communities, says Alison Carlman. [...]

October 20th, 2014 - 8:04 am § in #IntlDevComms, Reflection & Rumination

The stories still hard to find: The local responses to Ebola

Links to stories on those responding to Ebola on the ground, regardless of international aid or media coverage[...]

August 14th, 2014 - 8:50 am § in Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

Briefcase NGOs: How widespread is this, really?

Is the phenomena of briefcase NGOs is not as common as people think? Are they a legitimate reason donors creating stronger accountability mechanisms?[...]

May 21st, 2014 - 3:00 pm § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Knowing when (and why) to stop and listen

“The presenting problem and the real (or underlying) problem are different.” Joe Shaffner on Peter Block’s book, "Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used."[...]