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Write Clearly. Proofreed Karefuly.

(excerpted, in part, from my recently-released book, The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur) Plain speaking is not a social sector rule. It’s not even a cultural norm. As change agents, we are engulfed in gobbledygook and the poison pills of jargon, acronyms and buzzwords—a fusillade of shopworn words and vocabulary traps. Never in the history of humankind have so many words created...
Lessons from literature: What “Strength in What Remains” can teach us about development Aid Effectiveness Alternatives in development Book review Community Development NGOs 

Lessons from literature: What “Strength in What Remains” can teach us about development

What lessons can foreign aid take from post-genocide Burundi? Marianne Jago-Bassingthwaighte reviews Tracy Kidder's Pulitzer Prize-winning "What Strength Remains" to find lessons about effective aid amidst the compelling personal story of a genocide survivor.