Tag Archives: Teaching

CBO Challenge: Good Will and Effort

Money is always an issue… regardless of the scale of an NGO, money is one of the sore point (well, the same goes for everything we do…). So whether we are talking of a big-recognised-international NGO, a small-new-local NGO/CBO, or anything in between, access to funding is a necessity. But not for everything… one of… Read More »

Why do we need to be on the ground? Part 3 – Communication lines

One of the issue that we have when not being in the field is how to communicate. Access to communication is not a given everywhere, for everyone… If we are not in the country, then we are talking about international communication. Whether we sit in Europe or in the neighbouring country in Africa. So despite… Read More »

CBO challenge: setting up a community organisation

Setting up an organisation in itself is “easy”. It depends on the country, but it is mainly paperwork to be filled in and sent/registered with different government bodies. Easy, easy… only when we know what to do… Information is available… but again, when we know how to find it…. Easy does not mean straightforward or… Read More »

Word of the day

I have found those words from Benjamin Franklin (based on Confucius) that reflect so well what we believe in and what we have experienced, in any country we have travelled, worked and/or lived. “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” In a way, they summarise our vision… Read More »