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Waiting for Pennies from Heaven

In honor of this week's Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting, I'm reposting this from early October last year … Read More»

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BrandOutLoud: Own Branding Makes Local NGOs Less Dependent

Last week I had the pleasure of talking with Judith Madigan, Co-founder and Director of BrandOutLoud, who reached out following my recent post, “ … Read More»

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Do community-based organizations have an image problem?

I give lots of thought to what makes community-based organizations and women's groups the lowest common denominator in development aid. … Read More»

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Sorry but it’s not YOUR project

(Whispering.) “Psst, excuse me, but actually it’s not ‘your’ program. And if you think that it is, we may have a problem on our hands.” … Read More»

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Trying to Quit

An analogy occurred to me recently: … Read More»

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Nothing to Offer

The storm that has devastated Japan is hardly past. … Read More»

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The wisdom of dlalanathi: Reflections on organizational growth

A former colleague recently shared with me a report from dlalanathi (meaning “play with us” in isiZulu), an organization in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa that trains and mentors loca … Read More»

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Did I fund Organization X?

Posting this report from Organization X in Zimbabwe and asking my readers, “Would YOU fund this organization?” was … Read More»

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Confessions of a Recovering Neocolonialist

Harare, 2002. The word came. Cash is in the banks. The three colleagues I was standing near at the time and I quickly jumped in the car to get downtown to Standard Chartered as soon as possible. … Read More»

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Small is Beautiful…Grants, That Is (Part 2)

Thanks to probing, concrete questions from Ma … Read More»

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