Learn about what I and the team from REPSSI (The Regional Psychosocial Initiative, based in Joburg) has been up to this week in Washington D.C. at the XIX International AIDS Conference.
An estimated 25,000 participants from more than 185 countries will assemble in Washington D.C. next week for the XIX International AIDS Conference. How many of them have cared for a dying neighbor or comforted a grieving child?
Is a lack of humility on the part of the international aid community the real obstacle to creating more well-resourced funding mechanisms that reach grassroots organizations?
“Now my heart is in relating human to human,” she said. “Forget class, forget race, this is the reason God sent me here.” (Gasp!) Sharing an article written about me in 1998.
We need smart people to identify what works, yes. We also need these same smart people to utilize their skills to meet organizations where they are, rather than trying to form them into versions of ourselves.
I received a report, exactly as it appears in this post, from a Zimbabwean organization. Only one question—if you were the grantmaker, would you fund them again?
We all know it’s easier to identify problems and critique. Here’s a starting list of 5 ideas for changes in international development policy and practice.