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Emmanuel Otoo

Opinion 13 Emmanuel Otoo 20 September 2020

Is capacity strengthening support the missing piece in grantmaking? Part II

In part I of this piece, we explored how the situation presented by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased focus on transforming funding practice, and the role Capacity-building Choice can play in strengthening …

Opinion 13 Emmanuel Otoo 19 September 2020

Is capacity strengthening support the missing piece in grantmaking? Part I

The dedication that grantmakers and funders bring to facilitate equity and justice in grantmaking continues to drive the quest for stronger and more sustainable Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to enhance the attainment of their collective …

Opinion 7 Emmanuel Otoo 29 June 2017

Grassroots efforts to effect change: some crucial but often overlooked points

Grassroots initiatives are spontaneous and home-grown efforts, usually led by locals with a passion for addressing needs in their communities. Some grassroots initiatives seek to respond to the needs of people affected by hostile situations …