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Nina Blackwell

Opinion Nina Blackwell 10 April 2020

Effective support for community-based organisations will be critical in the African response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus has already wreaked havoc across the east and the west, yet shows little sign of stopping soon. Loved ones are sick and dying, businesses are shut, movement is restricted, workers go without …

Special feature Nina Blackwell 29 November 2016

Believe in the power of communities

Community philanthropy is one of the most potent mechanisms for sustainable change in Africa. We aim to prove it by creating a theory and practice of support for community-based organizations (CBOs), enabling African CBOs to …