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Sending an American NGO into the drug war in Mexico is sheer insanity... Is it?

In May this year, I wrote an (unpublished) briefing paper for the American NGO ‘CARE USA’ in which I proposed several policy options on the drug related violence in Mexico. 1,127 more words

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Meet one of our 2 sets of twins! Peter and Paul are great boys from a very poor family. If you enjoyed meeting Peter and Paul, please leave a comment to show them your support! 568 more words


World Children's Day

On Saturday 20th September Germany celebrated the World’s Children’s Day!

NGO with a twist!

Doing anything at 9am on a Sunday morning can be usually a drag, but this was different. Ninety-one enthusiastic students—a few interns and the others part of the developmental journalismcredit course —from various city colleges assembled at Xavier Hall for the orientation programme by Headstreams, an NGO that works with underprivileged women and children. 462 more words


YALI program...what is that?

“Young African Leaders Initiative? hum…what is that?” (frowning)

 At home, where I am from in Madagascar, most people know what YALI program is. The US Embassy did such a great work to get the word out.

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Swedish Organization for Global Health Kickoff

So, classes are back in session – and the school year is moving along at a rapid pace. But with the new year come new ideas and new projects. 552 more words


Walmart's bogus NGO seeks to provide pittances to other bogus NGO's.

Walmart Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grant Program | RFPs | PND

The Walmart Foundation is accepting applications through its Community Grant Program.

Through the program, grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to local nonprofit organizations within the service area of individual Walmart stores in support of initiatives in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, womens economic empowerment, and/or career opportunities. 428 more words