How America is betraying the hungry children of Africa

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food aid played a big role in the destruction of Somalia couple of decades ago (helping lead to the continuing problems of today). One of the things I often talk about in my public speaking is the continuum that goes from pure profit orientation to pure charity. Most social entrepreneurs I know operate somewhere in between, and for good reasons. Charity is an important and good thing, but charity can be a powerful negative force when misapplied.

Women, Girls, Education and Global Health: Interview with Carinne Brody

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Before and during her studies, she conducted field research for governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as foundations, on maternal and child health in Sri Lanka, Ghana, Haiti, Somalia, Uganda, Kenya and India.

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Interview with Shonali Burke: Analytics Tell Stories

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just look at what’s happening in Somalia right now.) Creative Commons Licensed Photo from Flickr by United Nations Photo. Note from Beth: Last May, USA for UNHCR launched The Blue Key campaign as a way for U.S.

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The Steep Challenges of Philanthropy to the Muslim World

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For instance, during the recent famine in Somalia, how to keep humanitarian aid confined to starving people away from the Al-Shabab militant group ? TechSoup Global’s Dara Westling attended the recent Global Donors Forum in Washington, D.C.

Strengthening Europe's Role in Advancing Children's Rights

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As of November 2009, 194 countries have ratified it including all the members of the UN except Somalia and the United States. Several TechSoup Global staffers recently participated in Foundation Week in Brussels. This post comes from executive assistant Janet Yao. Originally publised on the GuideStar International Blog. European Foundation Week Session: Strengthening Europe's role in advancing children's rights – Organized by EFC Children and Youth Interest Group, 1st June 2010.

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I recently read an excellent book called "The Road to Hell" on the impact of aid, mainly food aid, on destabilizing Somalia. The nature of demining operations: foreign aid. This post (one of a series) will concentrate on the big picture issues of demining operations at a national level. First of all, demining is mainly funded through foreign aid. And, this foreign aid is often channeled through national governments. For example, the U.S.

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14 Nov 2007 nasir Please help us build a village in Somalia.

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14 Nov 2007 nasir Please help us build a village in Somalia.