Category Archives: Aid

Eight data, one figure and a fact about South Sudan

As of 1 August 2014 1,5 Million children, women and men have been displaced. Out of these, 1,136 Million children, women and men are internally displaced and 435.710 have fled to the neighboring countries. South Sudan also hosts 242.239 refugees … Continue reading

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Ten data, one figure and a fact about Eastern Africa

As of 05 August 2014 In Eastern Africa there are 14,4 Million children, women and men are food insecure. In Eastern Africa there are 6,8 Million children, women and men displaced from their homes. In Somalia there are 1.1 Million … Continue reading

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Does aid cause economic growth?

This is a very controversial question. Some people consider it the final proof that shows Aid works, or doesn’t!. Aid is far more complex that just a contribution to economic growth, at least in a direct relationship. While not diminishing … Continue reading

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Hey NGO, forget what you are, it’s useless for your future!

(Versión en español) It is so common to think the context evolves very quickly that too frequently we forget that such evolution has deep implications in our work. Let me tell you a little story about how we were and … Continue reading

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Cash not food – Giving choices to the Poor People

(Versión en español) Recently I was invited to a Ted X Barcelona Change Talk, where I proposed a major disruption in the way aid is managed.  In brief I proposed that we move away from food aid and substitute food with … Continue reading

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What has Aid ever done to anyone?

Apart from…. Fran Equiza @BeyondTheTribe

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