Being altruistic can be very complex indeed. Ingrid Nanne asks how we can be truly helpful and shift focus away from gratifying, feel-good interventions to un-sexy work that's likely to take longer but have greater impact.
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...
Are you a student interested in sustainable development? Expressions of Interest are now welcomed to be a part of the student organising committee for the RDI Network Conference in partnering for sustainable development across sectors and industries.
Poverty is about power and politics. If you've never ended your own poverty, if you're not a part of the history and culture of those fighting poverty, if you don't pay taxes or vote in communities experiencing the poverty you're trying to eradicate, then you can only ever be a Sidekick - not a superhero!
WhyDev is proud to support The 1st Annual Primetime Devie Awards! A way to formally recognise the development practitioners who are doing development right.