Plan is a global children’s charity. They work with children in the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future. Afuture you would want for all children, your family and friends. For over 70 years they’ve been taking action and standing up for every child’s right to fulfil their potential.
The Economic Security Advisor will provide technical leadership within Plan UK on…Continue
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It's time for companies to change the way they invest their philanthropic dollars. It's no longer good enough to simply give money away. The entire process must create impact: for the community, the company, and the employees.
Community investments done poorly…
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Over the past month, we have been running a promotion for Business Fights Poverty members to win an iPad2 and help Lendwithcare.org.
We are delighted to announce that the winner is…Continue
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
AFRICAN LOCAL SUMMIT
"Empowering Africa To Achieve The MDGs"
April 1-4, 2012 - Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and…Continue
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By Stephan B. Tanda, Managing Board, DSM…
By Isaac Twumasi-Quantus in Accra, Ghana.
The importance of the Diaspora in Development cannot be emphasized enough. The international community, the international development institutions and the United Nations have acknowledged the value and critical role of the Diaspora in the particular context of development. Drawing from successful development stories in emerging countries from the South is a testimony of the concrete benefits…Continue
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An augmented reality app is helping to bring a Save the Children printed newsletter to life, vividly illustrating the need for donations to the charity's East Africa Appeal.
Developed by Aurasma, the app can be downloaded for free and used by anyone with a smartphone. Pointing their…Continue
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Whose money is it any way?
I am not an economist.
Neither do I subscribe to The Financial Times nor to The Economist. Nor do I care to seriously read of any of the salmon colored newspapers.
Despite all of this, I am amazed at how, in the very recent past, there is a flood of articles, op-eds,…Continue
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“establishing a business model for the 21st century in which commercial success is integrated with and promotes the social and cultural development of Permaculture through economics of love of mother earth.”…Continue
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A lot is happening in the world of international development cooperation and the resources available for the coming years. There are public discussions in many countries regarding the (sustainable) impact of development aid. Many (governmental) donors are cutting back their funds and many foundations have less resources to spend and therefore engage more than ever in fundraising or partnership activities. Philanthropy advisory (fundraising) firms are probably…Continue
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