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Learning visit reflection: the value of coordinated support for refugees

8 December 2016
IHRFG

This article originally appeared on the IHRFG‘s blog, on 1 December 2016. The original article can be found here. Driving up to the Zataari refugee camp is overwhelming. The massive size of the camp is visible from afar, with a wide expanse of prefabricated homes, or informal tented settlements, lined up along the side of the road. Upon entering the camp and seeing the blueprint broken down into districts, complete with schools, hospitals, grocery stores, and …

Opinion

Learning visit reflection: forced migration challenges and opportunities for funders

7 December 2016
IHRFG

This article originally appeared on the IHRFG‘s blog, on 1 December 2016. The original article can be found here. Following the IHRFG/Ariadne Funder Learning Visit to Jordan, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Funders Working Group sponsored a meeting, hosted by the King Baudouin Foundation United States, for participants to share key takeaways from the visit and discuss potential avenues for collaboration on issues related to forced migration throughout the region. Beth Fernandez of the …

Conference reports

About grantmaking and effective interventions

6 December 2016
Ine Van Severen

Imagine the following scenario: as a donor you come across an informal community group with a great idea that would …

Conference reports

Reflections on community philanthropy’s global gathering

6 December 2016
Carola Carazzone

I am at Jo’burg airport on my way back to Italy. I leave South Africa after the Global Summit on …

Conference reports

Is it time to dance? The intersection of community philanthropy and ‘traditional’ international development

6 December 2016
Anna Wansbrough-Jones

Following my first exposure to community philanthropy at the Global Summit in December 2016, I left feeling both excited and …