Tag Archives: philanthropy

Give people what they want, not what the corporation wants.

Who represents the poor? How do corporations define and shape perceptions of social issues, and what is the impact of this influence? Weh Yeoh takes a look at the CSR programme of an airline and argues that too often, these programmes are shaped by the corporation, not the needs of...
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Much ado about Madonna

The recent media frenzy over Madonna's activities in Malawi shows how closely we scrutinize celebrities' philanthropy and advocacy. But why? And with our attention focussed on Madonna, Bono, and George Clooney, are we paying enough attention to NGOs themselves? Jennifer Foth explores the intersection of celebrity, philanthropy, and development. ...
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The Growth of Social Enterprise with Opportunity International Australia’s Stephen Robertson | AidWorks

This is the first Aidworks podcasts to be featured on WhyDev and what a start! The inimitable Albion Harrison-Naish has a great guest for you, in an exclusive interview that is only being featured on our site. First up, we have Stephen Robertson of Opportunity International Australia, talking about the...
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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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