Each year the annual Radi-Aid awards highlight the best and worst in charity fundraising videos. It looks like there might be a clear winner this year, with a child sponsorship video that perpetuates the white saviour complex and Global South dependency.
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...
Anna Northey argues that community influencers represent the central cog in the machine that enables the success of any NGO project.
Ingrid Nanne discusses the importance of NGOs working with governments, rather than against them, in building health & education systems.
One of our e-book contributors, Marc DuBois, gives his take on the World Humanitarian Summit's promise of localization.