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.

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10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day

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Their work spans the globe, including promoting the work of a vegetable and chicken farmer in Vietnam , providing financial support to nearly 2,000 families participating in soil conservation projects in Guatemala , and building sanitation facilities in Somalia. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

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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.

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.

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

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Abroad, recent bombings in Somalia killed over 300. We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world. We’ll do our best to avoid the choppy waters of hyper-sensitive hot button politics, but we wanted to make a statement about the tragedies that have been consistently plaguing our nation and the world.

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

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Abroad, recent bombings in Somalia killed over 300. We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world. We’ll do our best to avoid the choppy waters of hyper-sensitive hot button politics, but we wanted to make a statement about the tragedies that have been consistently plaguing our nation and the world.

Come On, U.S., Give the Kids Their Rights

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Only two United Nations member states have not ratified it: Somalia and the United States. November 20, 2009 is the 20th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). According to UNICEF , " The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the first legally binding international instrument to incorporate the full range of human rights — civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights."

NetCentric Advocacy: Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas

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Whether it’s an earthquake in the mountains of Afghanistan or flooding in Somalia, a satellite phone is an essential piece of equipment to maintain contact with the outside world where conventional communication isn’t possible. Whether it’s an earthquake in the mountains of Afghanistan or flooding in Somalia, a satellite phone is an essential piece of equipment to maintain contact with the outside world where conventional communication isn’t possible.

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

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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.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Why you need social media marketing.

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Interview with Shonali Burke: Analytics Tell Stories

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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. residents to show their support for the 43 million refugees around the world leading up to World Refugee Day on June 20th.

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. to report on Tech for Good trends and also to find out how things are going in one of the most challenging areas of philanthropy: providing much needed help and support to people in the Muslim world. Dara Westling.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Telling Moving Stories

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