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Internship in Hamburg

Position: Intern Contract: full time, 6 to 9 months Location: Hamburg, Germany Start Date: Summer 2019 ABOUT US MzN International is a social enterprise, passionate about Doing Good, but convinced that it can be done Better....

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12 Oct 2018
No more restructuring! Please.
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No more restructuring! Please.

How non-profit organisations can keep up with change without change projects by Christian Meyer zu Natrup, October 2018 The need to change an organisation is constant. Non-profit organisations should beat the permanent catch up play...

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12 Oct 2018
From NGO to social business : why and how
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From NGO to social business : why and how

How does one go from being a traditionally funded development organization to a sustainable social enterprise? Leaders of development and aid organizations talk a lot about changing donor models, value for money, operational efficiency, new...

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13 Jul 2017
Is there a better way?
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Is there a better way?

A question that really drives great aid organisations Great innovators, from all walks of life, in every corner of the earth have build their impact on the world by relentlessly asking if there is a...

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13 Jul 2017
Top Tips for Impact Evaluation
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Top Tips for Impact Evaluation

International development is complex; it involves multiple stakeholders with different interests, goals and capacities. Within this pandemonium, there is a need to demonstrate the impact of what we do and how our interventions changed the...

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13 Jul 2017
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Why is transparency so important?

At MzN International, we always encourage our collaborators and clients to be more transparent with their work, and frequently, we are asked why this is so important. Transparency allows an organisation to not only showcase...

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01 Jun 2017
Smart NGOs
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Smart NGOs

It is one of the oldest and somewhat worn debates in the sector: how to make my NGO more efficient and effective for more impact? However, the drive for more bang for each charitable buck...

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13 Aug 2016
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NGO Financial Sustainability

The way we think about charities is fundamentally torn between two ideals. On the one side we want non-profit organisations to strive for high-end efficiency, professionally running campaigns and programmes, squeezing costs, and increasing impact....

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13 Sep 2015
Beneficiary-led aid
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Beneficiary-led aid

Dr Adrian Flint and I here make the case for a development paradigm shaped and determined by the people affected directly by aid and assistance programmes. It is a call for aid programming and policy...

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15 Aug 2015
How an NGO turned into a social enterprise
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How an NGO turned into a social enterprise

The story of Cordaid’s Transformation Questions and narrative by Christian Meyer zu Natrup, Director, MzN International (www.mzninternational.com) Answers by Henri van Eeghen, COO, Cordaid Many talk about the benefits of operating as a social enterprise...

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13 Aug 2015
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