To move beyond good intentions, the development paradigm must shift toward collaboration, community involvement, and empowerment.
Thousands of Africans attempt to reach European soil by scaling fences surrounding Spanish cities.
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
Innovation education is critical in East Africa and beyond.
Building resilience can improve girls’ health and education faster and more effectively, but it’s a missing component of nearly all global development efforts to improve girls’ outcomes.
Philanthropists must support big, difficult, and politically sensitive issues that government, nonprofits, multilateral organizations, and other actors are unable or unwilling to address.