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Musings on Haiti and NGO's impact on international development

Last night on PBS, I watched a documentary about rebuilding Haiti after the earthquake. … 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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Offer: Call for Applications: oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy 2011

From Models to Markets for Inclusive Development 21-26 August 2011 Indian Institute of Management Banaglore (IIMB), Bangalore, India Background and Topic … 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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Small Is Beautiful...Grants, That Is (Part 1)

Larger-scale support of loc … Read More»

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What’s missing from the DIY aid debate? Overlooking the capacity of local NGOs

Professional or amateur? Skills and experience or passion and new ideas? … Read More»

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Changing the system…from the ground up

"‘The system’ whereby foreign donors give handouts, and not sustainable initiatives that are drawn from the needs of the communities, is a problem.” ~R.M., Zimbabwe … Read More»

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Inspiring Change by Sharing Stories

I have been fortunate to grow up in a developed country with understanding parents who wished to share the world with me. … Read More»

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Prosperity Candle: Empowering women in distressed regions one candle at a time

“My dream is that this candle I made will reach Obama in order to show him how Iraqi women are productive and can be independent. … Read More»

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HHI Is Expanding Its Child Survival Efforts Into Uganda

It's an amazing time for Hands to Hearts International! We're expanding our work to help children around the world by opening our work in Uganda. … Read More»

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