GlobalGiving is looking for innovative and inspiring nonprofit organizations to join the March 2015 Open Challenge. …Continue
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Last year while at my native(Silchar, Assam, India) I happened to meet a young boy aged around 22yrs at our village. I realised his face even though he's grown up, as he used to collect our cricket balls whenever it went outside the boundary field. I was touched by his well behaved behaviour and so i invited him to my house the next day early morning just to talk to him.
Next morning Gama came to our house and we started…
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Dalia Association, Palestine’s first and only community foundation, recently launched an advocacy campaign to address the issues facing grassroots civil society as recipients of international aid in Palestine. Nora Lester Murad, Dalia’s founder and former executive director, shares the organization’s progress and the questions they face going forward.
We at Dalia Association in Palestine have an…Continue
How-matters.org is featuring two posts today as part of the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign.
Part 1 discusses how grassroots organizations, as powerful actors that find and reach marginalized girls, are key to unlocking girls’ potential.
Because they are embedded in the communities they…Continue
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In honor of this week's Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting, I'm reposting this from early October last year. The issues remain the same; the fundraising resources for local organizations still needed.
“Is a trickle of that money ever going to reach us?”…Continue
Marc Maxson is not your usual aid worker.
Yes, he is a returned Peace Corps volunteer, lives in Kenya, works for a Washington D.C.-based non-governmental organization, and is married to someone also employed in aid.
But Marc Maxson also has a PhD in neuroscience.
So what does that enable Marc to do as an aid worker? Marc develops new conceptual approaches to solving "impossible" problems, of which there are many in international development.…Continue
The African Women's Development Fund has issued a "Call for Proposals" and is seeking applications from groups planning to organize activities during the 2011 16 Days Campaign and who wish to secure funding. The maximum grant will be $1,000…
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Thanks to probing, concrete questions from Maryline Penedo, moderator of a virtual discussion on…Continue
To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one
has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses
have been during the past…
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"‘The system’ whereby foreign donors give handouts, and not sustainable initiatives that are drawn from the needs of the communities, is a problem.” ~R.F.M., ZimbabweThis post is a continuation of the small series I started in August entitled “Changing the System,” which pulls together quotations from about 150 of my former colleagues, friends, and acquaintances around the world who… Continue
The peace movement has made significant progress in the United States since its low point of late 2008, and just about everything anyone in it has done has been a contribution. If everyone keeps doing
what they're doing, and more of it, we might just end some wars,
eventually. But I think some techniques are working better than others,
and that pursuing the most strategic approaches would make victory
likelier sooner and longer-lasting when it comes.
I think the…Continue
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