Doing good can be done better: Making a greener world by calculating and offsetting MzN’s operational carbon footprint.
Designing and implementing developmental, formative, and summative evaluations is essential and valuable, however, there are a number of common pitfalls, which have cropped up in observing this growing trend.
Commercial contracts are a real source of income for many NGOs, yet they also remain a major challenge. Pursuing these opportunities is often viewed with scepticism relating to the impact on an organisation's nonprofit mandate- its soul.
The criticism of the development and aid sector isn’t as constructive as it could be. The debate about the structure, workings, and dynamics of the sector overall is mainly based on prejudice, competing political agendas and a surprising absence of the facts.
Dr. Alexandra Yannias Walker, project manager at MzN International, provides expert advice on what current monitoring and evaluation practices lack and what can be done to make them better.
Many talk about the benefits of operating as a social enterprise in the development and aid sector. A more sustainable and diversified funding base, more accountable division managers and better programmatic results are what many development and aid organisations aim for. Yet few understand what it means to operate a social enterprise model and even Learn more