Tag Archives: Donors

Why I support isolated aid workers across the globe and so should you!

Aid workers need to be able to know themselves before they can help others. Supporting and encouraging dedicated and self-identified change agents within aid institutions is crucial to moving this profession forward. In a guest post with us, Jennifer Lentfer, of the wildly successful blog How Matters, explains why a...
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What’s happening to the rights-based approach?

Is a rights-based approach being lost in the midst of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and monitoring and evaluation? Akhila, while acknowledging that tangible results are important in development interventions, suggests that we are forgetting the rights-based approach. Implementing approaches that try to address the underlying problems of structural inequalities is...
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Career advice: If I had only known…

Last month, Jennifer Lentfer, creator or how-matters.org, was invited to speak at her alma matter. In preparation, Jennifer jotted down some bits of advice for international development students and job seekers. Here’s a collection of those thoughts for people embarking on an aid career or any international do-gooder endeavor....
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