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 it is theirs. ~Judith Madigan of BrandOutLoud
Marc Maxmeister introduces his newly-published book, “Ebola: Local voices, hard facts.”
The strongest assets in this fight are the committed women and men who know and love their communities, says Alison Carlman.
Links to stories on those responding to Ebola on the ground, regardless of international aid or media coverage
How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing “Night Flight Above a Post-war Town,” a poem by Timothy Ogene in Liberia.
Sharing excerpts of twelve papers on international development and aid effectiveness from my reading pile.
Live tweet transcript from Oxfam’s “The Road to Busan: Ensuring Citizens Drive Their Own Development” session at the World Bank/IMF spring meetings…and a Beatle sings about development?