Blog Posts - Philanthropy



Have An Extra $20 To Help Save A Military Hero This Holiday Season? [del.icio.us]

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by The Political Commentator on Dec 20, 2016

BRIEF BUT SPECTACULAR - Investing in Others

"How this CEO invests in the dignity of others" PBS NewsHour 12/15/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  From a young age, Jacqueline Novogratz wanted to be a force for good in the world.  Now she is combating poverty by bringing business to communities tha...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 19, 2016

Utah and Mormons are the most generous givers in America

Utah is tops among all 50 US states in generosity, according to a new report released this week at WalletHub. The report breaks down “generosity” into two main categories–a state’s rate of volunteerism and the percentage of income its people...
by International Aid on Dec 3, 2016

INSIDE LOOK - The Clinton Foundation

"A glimpse inside operations at the Clinton Foundation" PBS NewsHour 8/24/2016aka 'Clinton Foundation, Guilt by association' ExcerptSUMMARY:  The Clinton Foundation has been subject to increasing scrutiny in the presidential race, as its funding...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 29, 2016

Are rich nations turning their back on the world?

Yves Daccord, 52, is director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross. This 153-year-old institution has a continuing mission to protect the victims of war, with direct assistance and by promoting and strengthening the international l...
by International Aid on Aug 27, 2016

Preserving our humanitarian gains

Recently six of the biggest humanitarian organizations issued a joint plea for international action, in a report that warned of “a dramatic increase in protracted conflict and displacement, combined with an ever-increasing number of natural disaste...
by International Aid on Aug 18, 2016

“Pakistan’s Mother Teresa” passes on to his reward

Prominent Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi has died at age 88 in a Karachi hospital. Edhi was born in 1928 in a village called Bantva inside what is now India’s Gujarat state. In 1986 he  received the Ramon Magsaysay Award … Contin...
by International Aid on Jul 11, 2016

We're A Few Holes Short Of A Golf Course! [del.icio.us]

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by The Political Commentator on Jul 11, 2016

Privately sponsoring a Syrian refugee family in Canada – Part 2

The Rosedale United Church had taught the [private sponsor] group how best to resettle refugees. There are three ways this can happen, one of which is as Privately Sponsored Refugees (PSRs: Canada is the only country whose immigration laws mandate &#...
by International Aid on Jul 2, 2016

Privately sponsoring a Syrian refugee family in Canada – Part 1

Aliye El Huseyin, a Syrian refugee, arrived by plane in Toronto on Feb. 29, with her husband, Omer Suleyman, and their three children, after a 14-hour flight from Ankara and an equally long drive from Mardin, the city in southeast … Continue re...
by International Aid on Jul 2, 2016

July 4th – It’s More Than Just Hot Dogs

On July 4th Americans Celebrate Freedom And The Declaration Of Our Independence In 1776!The Hallmark Abstract Service Family Would Like To Wish You, Your Family, Your Friends And Our Nation A Very Happy And Safe Holiday!“This Independence Day, take...
by The Political Commentator on Jul 1, 2016

Vacancy ; as Philanthropy Manager Jobs Kenya at Aga Khan Foundation

Job Description Community Philanthropy Manager Job At Aga Khan Foundation, Read More...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jun 10, 2016

Most people want to accept refugees, survey finds

A new survey of 27 countries found that significant majorities of people would welcome refugees into the country and even consider taking them into their home. The study, commissioned by Amnesty International, says four in five people would “welcom...
by International Aid on May 24, 2016

PHILANTHROPY - Howard Buffett, Feed the World

"How farmer-philanthropist Howard Buffett is planting hope in Africa" PBS NewsHour 5/2/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Howard Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, has an ambitious life goal: ending world hunger.  As a farmer and philanthropist,...
by Mage Soapbox on May 9, 2016

Turkey to host landmark World Humanitarian Summit on May 23-24

Turkey will play host to the ground-breaking World Humanitarian Summit, the first such summit of its kind, on May 23-24, in Istanbul. The summit, spearheaded by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, is aimed at discussing humanitarian issues in detail. T...
by International Aid on May 6, 2016

Australia’s foreign aid budget hits rock bottom

Cuts to Australia’s foreign aid budget as introduced last year are being maintained in the 2016 Budget. The latest reduction follows the biggest cut on record, with $1 billion slashed from the aid program 12 months ago. Indonesia once again …...
by International Aid on May 4, 2016

Granted a new life by the Pope

On a warm evening in Rome, as waiters flapped tablecloths for outdoor diners at a trattoria down the cobbled alley, Ramy Al Shakarji leaned back on a bench and laughed as he described how the head of the Roman Catholic … Continue reading →...
by International Aid on May 2, 2016

Changing the world from Seattle

At Cascade Designs, just south of downtown Seattle, something new is coming off the shop floor: a compact, no-frills water purifier designed to bring clean water to struggling populations in rural Africa. The device, able to chlorinate water by the &...
by International Aid on Apr 11, 2016

Humanitarian aid agencies pulling back from Europe’s “Refugee Prisons”

“We will not allow our assistance to be instrumentalized for a mass expulsion operation,” declared Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) official Marie Elisabeth Ingres this week, joining the chorus of major humanitarian institutions pulling their ope...
by International Aid on Mar 28, 2016

Privilege, Voluntourism and Philanthropy – How Not to Help People

This week, someone hit me up for money so he could travel to a Third World area and Help The People. Wait – more accurately, a PR person hit me up on his behalf. I couldn’t tell if the PR… The post Privilege, Voluntourism and Philanthr...


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