Caras Alegres – 2017 Charity Advent

Caras Alegres – 2017 Charity Advent

“On the 8th, 9th, 10th day of Christmas FieldWorks asks of Ye…” who is going to take care of the children while we’re at work?’ For the poorest communities in Xela there is Caras Alegres     Who are they? Caras Alegres works in Las Rosas, Xela, one of poorest neighbourhoods, with 1 in 2 […]

Roots of Health – 2017 Charity Advent Calendar

Roots of Health – 2017 Charity Advent Calendar

“On the first 3 days of Christmas FieldWorks gave to ye…” Roots of Health Who are they? Locally known as Ugat ng Kalusugan – their mission is to provide women with much needed access to maternal and reproductive health services across the island of Palawan. They work with women and youth to ensure they have […]

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 […]

More of the same old, same old?

More of the same old, same old?

Ever since we started thinking about FW i’ve noticed that there are more and more people like us trying to do the same or similar things. Helping people find good non-profits. Every time I come across one my heart sinks just a little. I know, why should i be sad? If i’m truly mission-driven, then […]