Community fundraising can be difficult. With so many great causes competing for donations, how do you make your organisation stand out from the crowd and maximise fundraising opportunities? Kayleigh Alexandra gives some advice for moving beyond conventional ideas to encourage fundraisers to think outside the box.
Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010 before being struck again by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. While the world responded generously, the mismanagement of funds was disastrous and the efforts of relief organisations were painfully slow and ineffective, putting large, established INGOs under serious scrutiny. Liza Moiseeva gives some simple advice...
WhyDev and Monash University are pleased to announce their joint international development mentoring program, Colab m, will feature as a regular postgrad course unit at Monash University from 2017. Students from any discipline and institution can also apply for cross-disciplinary or cross-institutional study.
The Global Hygiene Council's (GHC) global report, "Small Steps for Big Change", examines the alarming global prevalence of preventable infectious diseases in children. It's calling for a simple 5-step plan to be implemented by families, communities and healthcare professionals to improve hygiene practices and prevent the deaths of millions of children worldwide.
Starting a social impact business is an enormous challenge - especially when competing with companies that aren't paying their producers fair enough wages. Liza Moiseeva shares her insights into how GlobeIn, a social enterprise connecting consumers with artisans around the world using a subscription model, grew to over $1 million in sales while sticking to its ethical ethos.