Another Way Is Possible

Another Way Is Possible

Measuring what matters, one pemakna at a time

Measuring what matters, one pemakna at a time

We were unhappy with the current system, which is extractive and reductive in terms of capturing the complexity of our ...
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Are funders ready for mutual accountability?

Are funders ready for mutual accountability?

Local organizations receiving funding are, by default, expected to transparently share intimate details about themselves (When were you founded? Who ...
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The women who stood up for the “witches” of Northern Ghana: Community philanthropy’s role in challenging stigma and discrimination

The women who stood up for the “witches” of Northern Ghana: Community philanthropy’s role in challenging stigma and discrimination

In 2020, a 90-year-old woman, Madam Denteh, was publicly lynched to death in the Savannah region in Ghana after being ...
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Why we all need to be systems thinkers

Why we all need to be systems thinkers

Systems thinkers are notoriously bad at describing what it is they do, and what they mean. So I am going ...
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A different way is possible: Re-imagining development in Mozambique

A different way is possible: Re-imagining development in Mozambique

Working in civil society in Mozambique is a challenge.  Not only is the country classed as repressed by the Civicus ...
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An open letter to international donors and NGOs who want to genuinely help Ukraine

An open letter to international donors and NGOs who want to genuinely help Ukraine

This letter originally appears on the website of the National Network of Local Philanthropy Development in Ukraine. We welcome you ...
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Myths of preparedness: What we’ve learnt from the pandemic

Myths of preparedness: What we’ve learnt from the pandemic

Is preparedness for the pandemic and for other disasters a myth or a reality? Whatever might be claimed at national ...
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Decolonization cannot be cosmetic: Moving the development industry beyond rhetoric

Decolonization cannot be cosmetic: Moving the development industry beyond rhetoric

There can be no band-aid solutions to reversing the insidious and perverse nature of coloniality. For those of us in ...
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A new path to mentorship for emerging global health leaders in low-income and middle-income countries

A new path to mentorship for emerging global health leaders in low-income and middle-income countries

The fifth annual Global Health 50/50 report highlighted that 75% of the 2,000 governing board seats are held by high-income ...
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I am neither powerless or powerful, so where is my place in #ShiftThePower?

I am neither powerless or powerful, so where is my place in #ShiftThePower?

When I first got the request to write this piece after a webinar on the challenges to #ShiftThePower I was ...
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