A “good” NGO – bridging the trust deficit

A “good” NGO – bridging the trust deficit

A recent question on Facebook made me realise it was time to share more thoughts on one of the key elements of FieldWorks.  When Fede and I started this journey we felt, and continue to believe, that the system is unbalanced. It overlooks organisations who collaborate effectively with their end users in favour of those […]

Does it matter what beneficiaries think?

Does it matter what beneficiaries think?

When you choose to buy anything you might be the kind of person that does a little research. If you’re like us you might even do up a little spreadsheet. First you’ll think about what you want. Or maybe something prompts you to think that you want “it”. You might decide upon some criteria of […]

Bold enough to close?

Bold enough to close?

Reading this article yesterday about the “aid system [struggling] to cope”, I’m going to go out on a limb here: Is the problem with our ability to address humanitarian crises really a result of there not being enough money? or is it just that those who are tasked with managing its response and the organisations […]