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Social Development in India – What do We Know?

I met Dr. Abusaleh Shariff about a year ago, through a common friend. We kept in touch and promised to connect the next time I was going to be in D.C. 917 more words


iShack & Enkanini

iShacks in Enkanini

It was amazing and inspiring to see how quickly the research centre was established and improvements made in the informal settlement, working with the circumstances as they stand. 171 more words

Enkanini Informal Settlement

Social Networking Development: Reaching Out to A Wider Customer Base

Social networking medium has in recent years become a popular tool for interaction among family, friends and acquaintances. According to a recent study, more and more Indians are interacting, chatting and sharing a lot through social media platforms. 557 more words

The Road So Far - Our Achievements for 2014

At the age of 73, Mr. Lê Hữu Huê is building a new house.

It’s not like the other houses he has built over a lifetime for himself, his wife, Lê Thị Tuyết, 65, and their family – before their retirement, their homes were rural, built on large lots in a simple style. 1,365 more words

Where Next for Social Protection?

The rapid ascendancy of social protection up the development policy agenda in the past ten to 15 years raises questions about whether its current prominence will be sustained, or whether it will turn out to be just another development fad that declines and ultimately disappears. 49 more words

Social Protection

Becoming a Big Brother or Sister

A new baby will mean some major changes in the house hold. Parents who are expecting their second, third, fourth etc. child know that they will have to now deal with that new “big brother or big sister”. 459 more words


Book Review: New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor

Steven G. Anderson: New Strategies for Social Innovation: Market-Based Approaches for Assisting the Poor. New York: Columbia University Press, 344 pp. $105.00 (hardcover), $31.50 (paperback), $29.79 (Kindle Edition), ISBN-13: 978-0231159227… 276 more words

Environmental And Social Issues