How the lack of diversity in the humanitarian and development sector undermines the most vulnerable among us.
Sharing a list of small NGOs and foundations specializing in direct funding to grassroots leaders, locally-led organizations, and small, often “informal” movements.
How and why EveryChild prepares to hand over its assets to a global alliance of national civil society organizations.
A guest post by Steven Zyck of ODI about how to make locally-led humanitarian responses a reality.
“…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
“In his breakdown, he not only owned up to embezzlement, but also to having let down his own family, his community, his people, and the generations to come.” A guest post from Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director of IDEX.
When the level of community ownership of a program or organization is adequately established, a certain amount of trust can then be relied upon for accountability in a small grants scenario.
“We all want to support the kind of people whose good work would not stop if you paid them to quit. That’s what small grants can do best.” ~Chet Tchozewski, Global Greengrants Fund
“The kids in Africa were soooo amazing and so darn cute.” And so, the smoke poured out of my ears before I could even have my morning coffee.