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Posts Tagged ‘storytelling’

May 19th, 2014 - 3:00 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination, Uncategorized

The double-edge sword of mass communications: Is stereotyping inevitable?

What level of nuance do we need to cover to accurately represent a unique individual when reaching large audiences?[...]

February 21st, 2014 - 11:03 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers, Uncategorized

Using storytelling to discover why aid projects so often fail

"Maybe the aid world’s obsession with 'happy stories' is precisely what drives us away from learning what we must before we can succeed." A guest post by Marc Maxson on the GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project's new online tools.[...]

August 1st, 2012 - 8:55 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Want me to listen? Tell me a story.

What if the key building blocks of "story" were better understood, experienced, and then related to our day-to-day work in international aid?[...]

April 20th, 2012 - 6:00 am § in Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: Evaluation Led by Poetry?

"Little did Rumbidzai know that her poem would become a piece of art that would serve to illuminate the journey the partner organizations were about to begin." From "Narratives of Hope 'It Starts Within Us': Documenting Development Through Stories of Change", published by Weaver Press.[...]