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Weremuso Borehole Project - Ghana

<b>This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION.</b><p><b>This project has been completed. To</b> …

Ivory Coast

The Problem with Praising Black Women for Roy Moore's Defeat

Many are posting that black American women voters essentially prevented a racist alleged pedophile from winning a seat in the US Senate. One would …

Can We Stop Calling Grown White Men 'Kids'?

Trump Jr. is an adult.<p>Either Donald Trump Jr. is a key character in possibly the biggest political scandal of our time, or he’s just a “kid” with good intentions, who simply didn’t know any better.<p>In the days following the Russian meeting controversy involving Trump Jr., there’s been an absurd …

Learning to Be Inconspicuous

Some thoughts on the first day of field research from a business designer at IDEO.org.<p>Design research is hard. Good design research is really hard. …

Avant-garde

The Reality of Food Aid: Bill Pritchard at TEDxSydney

What’s the real cost of owning a mobile phone?

With the number of mobile subscriptions now outnumbering the world’s population, mobile phones have become an indispensable communication tool, both …

Mobile

10 Critical Theory Books That Came Out in December, 2015

Foucault, Bataille, Chomsky and more.

The 31 unhealthiest, unhappiest, poorest, and most unsafe countries on Earth

Prosperity may mostly be used to talk about money, but the Legatum Institute thinks there is more to it than that.<p>It takes into account 89 different variables, ranging from indicators like a country's unemployment rate to asking citizens about how much political freedom they feel they have.<p>The data …

Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think

The theory behind a basic income scheme is that the government largely abolishes the costly, complicated, bureaucratic welfare state, where payments and transfers are based on status, personal circumstances, or the qualifications of the applicant. Then the pot of welfare money is simply divided …

5 Books That Will Improve Your Writing

Remove the fanfare and most writing advice boils down to read more, write more, and get better feedback.<p>Let's talk about that first one. If writing is output, reading is often the most important input. You'll understand what makes Hemingway's writing exceptional (or overrated) by reading his books, …

58 cognitive biases that screw up everything we do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologist Daniel …

Use Systems Thinking to Make Lasting Social Change

What can be done when our best intentions create unintended problems—such as temporary shelters increasing homelessness or food aid accelerating …

About social investment

What is social investment?<p>Social investment is a way in which you can support social enterprises and charities you care about to access the finance …

Collective Impact - 2012

Defining Quality Collective Impact

SPONSORED SUPPLEMENT TO <i>SSIR</i> PRODUCED FOR THE COLLECTIVE IMPACT FORUM<p>Collective impact is at a strategic inflection point. After almost three years of …

Is this the end of the charity mugger?

But could their days finally be numbered?<p>New models of fundraising are now focusing less on making potential donors feel bad, and more on promoting …

GSBI Accelerator Program is “Better Than an MBA” for Global Social Entrepreneurs

“The Global Social Benefit Institute Accelerator program is better than an MBA.” So said Jonathan Mativo of Kenya, Executive Director of ICT For …

Less than 2% of humanitarian funds 'go directly to local NGOs'

Call for funding to reach 20% by 2020 for local agencies which typically take greatest risks and can operate faster and more cheaply<p>Less than 2% of all humanitarian funding goes directly to local NGOs, despite them taking the lion’s share of the risk and often being better placed to deliver, …

This is the Excel trick that will change everything about how you work with data

Don't waste time testing different values individually in Excel. Use a data table to show the results for many different possible scenarios at once.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

A literary author is writing an internet novel that you can watch unfold in real time

If you’re looking for something to internet today, consider watching author Joshua Cohen smoke cigarettes while he writes his next book. You don’t even have to leave your own computer.<p>Today is the final day of <i>PCKWCK</i>, a literary experiment and serialized novel written over five days live and online …

Writing

Cover Letters

All about resume cover letters. A lot of cover letter samples and examples for different professions. See three basic cover letters on this page, or …

Employment

Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise

Social entrepreneurship has emerged over the past several decades as a way to identify and bring about potentially transformative societal change. A hybrid of government intervention and pure business entrepreneurship, social ventures can address problems that are too narrow in scope to spark …

Innovation

5 Creative Ways Non-Profits Can Show The Impact Of Donations - Sumac Non-profit Software

Being able to show the direct impact donations have is important to attract new donors, and keep your old ones. Here are five creative ways to do …

What I learned from writing over 800,000 words in two years

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). Now, he’s selling his future.</i><p>Writing didn’t come naturally to me, therefore I had to set daily intentions.When I decided I wanted to write more consistently, I sat …

Read The Pope's Address To Congress

Pope Francis addressed Congress Thursday as part of his first visit to the United States, urging action on the refugee crisis in Europe, climate change and income inequality.<p><i>Read the full text below, as prepared for delivery:</i><p>Mr. Vice-President,<p>Mr. Speaker,<p>Honorable Members of Congress, Dear Friends,<p>…

Monitoring and evaluation: an insider’s guide to the skills you’ll need

Global development professionals network,Professional development,Blog,Aid,Governance,London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,Higher education,Education,Work & careers,US work & careers,Students hub<p>The director of the Centre for Evaluation shares the must-have skills and lists courses for …