Month: February 2014

Philanthropy is Changing!

As the Millennium Development Goal 2015 deadline approaches we are constantly faced with the question of “what’s next?” Countless countries will not meet the eight goals set forth by the United Nations to increase equality, health services, and education among other social problems.  When the MDG’s were first proposed both government and NGO’s implemented programs…
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World NGO Day

“It’s only right that, on just one of those days, the world should celebrate NGOs and thank them for the tremendous work that they do.”- Mr. Andris Piebalgs @APiebalgsEU,  European Commissioner for Development, 
the European Commission.       On February 27th, 2014, nearly sixty-three years after the definition of “International NGOs” (Non Governmental Organizations)…
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What’s in a language?

Unlike Shakespeare perhaps you may ask, What’s in a language? Perhaps similar to Shakespeare you might say, that which we call a [language] by any other name would [still sound] as sweet. On International Mother Language Day, we honor mother tongues around the world. When interacting with children and adults in our surroundings language becomes…
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Innovative Philanthropy

“The Children’s Prize is not innovative in creating target products, but instead is innovative philanthropy; the Prize creates a holistic approach and follow-up that ensures a positive donor experience.” -John Oddy On the 24th of January in Miami Beach, Florida several of the Children’s Prize Judges gathered for a strategic workshop. With backgrounds in global health, entrepreneurship,…
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