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U.S. NGOs Investing to Help Children Reach Their 5th Birthday

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

In 2012, 6.6 million children died before their fifth birthday. While this represents huge progress over past years, in far too many communities parents simply assume that half of their children will not make it.

Brand-building Tips for Grassroots NGOs

Barry Segal | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Guest Post by Gabrielle Francesco Brand development is often the last thing on the mind of an executive director of a grassroots NGOs working in a d...

Non-Profits and Social Media: Believe it or Not, Your Non-Profit Is a Brand

Tulani Elisa | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business
Tulani Elisa

Brand seems to be a dirty word in the nonprofit/NGO space. Organizations shy away from it because "it's a private sector thing" or "it only applies to organizations that have money for marketing."

Social Impact Incubator Promotes Local Innovation in Burundi

Barry Segal | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Guest blog post by Dedo N. Baranshamaje, Burundi Country Director for the Segal Family Foundation (SFF) With some of the highest hunger levels in...

Redefining Development: Locally-led, Expert-supported Partnerships are Creating Lasting Change

Barry Segal | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Guest post by Aliya Mughal, freelance journalist, on behalf of Spark MicroGrants What's the point of development when the majority of people in Sub-...

Reclaiming Philanthropy: Wisdom from Africa's Philanthropists

Barry Segal | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Guest Post By Ash Lauren Rogers, Segal Family Foundation's Director of Operations, based in Kampala, Uganda This week the African Philanthropy Forum...

A Challenge to the African Philanthropists: Learn from our Mistakes

Barry Segal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Guest Post By Andy Bryant, executive director of the Segal Family Foundation (SFF) The world's image of Africa as the "dark continent" is changing....

Egypt To Dissolve Muslim Brotherhood NGO: Report

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Tom Perry CAIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Egypt's army-backed government has decided to annul the Muslim Brotherhood's legal registrati...

G8 Summit: A Civil Society-Driven Agenda -- Russia Please Take Note

Elena Panfilova | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Elena Panfilova

MOSCOW, RUSSIA -- Last week in preparation for the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited a group of civil society or...

What's Become of International Relief -- 34 Years Later

Richard Walden | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Richard Walden

Charity watchdog sites rate charities on their financial growth and on the transparency of their publicly-shared information... but have yet to be able to meaningfully measure the quality or usefulness of their programs.

What Wyclef Lays Bare for Monday's Foreign Policy Debate

Mark Schuller | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
Mark Schuller

Wyclef Jean's charity, Yéle Haïti, is evidence that NGOs, like mortgage bankers, need regulation. While Haiti reconstruction will probably not be part of the conversation in Monday's debate, exposing Wyclef's NGO can hopefully offer a good peep show into the aid apparatus.

USAID's Eviction From Russia: An Opportunity for Online Learning as E-Development

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 09.20.2012 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

What's a development agency to do when the intended recipients of U.S. assistance don't want to be helped?

Partnerships... Smarter, Cheaper, Kinder

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

At the end of the day, being alone and isolated is not a viable way to live. Humans are not constructed to be successful without interdependence and independence... not just one or the other.

Rainy Season Exposes Precariousness of Haiti's Homeless Camps

Mark Schuller | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Mark Schuller

The rain is adding fuel to an open flame of cholera. Health experts are registering an increase in cholera cases; in Carrefour, the cholera clinic saw an average of 300 per day this week, when it had been 300 cases per week.