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Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

July 18th, 2016 - 3:00 pm § in Uncategorized

“…and this is what we are already doing about it”

"You’ll see that we have few resources but, what we do have, we use as best as we can." Sharing a booklet produced by Cassa Banana Community Health Committee in Zimbabwe. [...]

July 31st, 2013 - 9:37 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?[...]

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.[...]

March 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

Cowboys & Farmers

Maybe my cowgirl dreams have finally come true. Because now…this farmer’s daughter is working for the aid cowboys. [...]

February 17th, 2012 - 9:35 am § in Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: “When sorrow comes” by A. Powell Davies

How-matters.org’s Friday feature! Sharing “When sorrow comes” by A. Powell Davies as a tribute to my late grandfather and to the Gwai Grandmothers in Mberengwa, Zimbabwe.[...]

February 7th, 2012 - 4:01 pm § in Guest Bloggers

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of whydev.org argues that everything that we do in development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?[...]

November 17th, 2011 - 12:41 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

Random Nomad

Link to my interview in The Displaced Nation: "RANDOM NOMAD: Jennifer Lentfer, International Aid Consultant, Writer & Blogger"[...]

September 14th, 2011 - 11:44 am § in Reflection & Rumination

New Mission in Life

“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.[...]