How has US foreign assistance funding changed over the last sixty years?
What does it feel like to be a citizen on the receiving end of international aid? An analogy to try to help international do-gooders understand.
8 sets of questions on our organizations’ ability to be responsive to feedback
6 things that inhibit our ability to listen to those on the receiving end of aid
Grassroots civil society activists from Palestine discuss their experiences with international aid in this Special Mention Award Winner of the Social Impact Media Awards.
By making the argument that local leaders have something we (organizations) need from them (information), we don’t yet overcome the centrality and the hierarchy with which aid organizations portray themselves in the global development equation.
A self-described aid agnostic shares his thoughts on CDA Collaborative Learning Project’s new book, “Time to Listen: Hearing People on the Receiving End of International Aid.”
As we wait for Hurricane Sandy, not knowing exactly what’s coming, vulnerability has been on my mind—namely my own. What does this mean in our aid, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship worlds?
How-matters.org’s top 12 people, trends, sites, and organizations to watch in 2012!
When we reduce accountability to abstract concepts or empty exercises that are, if we are honest, ultimately about reporting funding expenditures to donors, we miss the point.
How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing “Ungrateful,” a poem by yours truly.
How-matters.org’s 111th post! Celebrating some results of the past year and sharing next steps!
An overview of the session, “Winds of Change: Will it bring a new development paradigm?” that will take place this week during the World Bank/IMF spring meetings. Join the webcast on Friday, April 15th at 2pm EST (6pm GMT).
Aid recipients “are more concerned about ‘how’ assistance is provided than how much is given.” Initial findings from The Listening Project, a systematic exploration of the insights of people who live in societies that have been on the recipient end of international assistance efforts.