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This is the first post in a series entitled ‘Voices of Afghanistan’s Youth’, which will feature the writings of Afghan university students on whydev.org.
They are students at the American University in Afghanistan (AUAF). This unique series is both deeply personal and analytical. The students write on a range of topics from social media to security and…
At WhyDev, we recently received an email asking about organisations communicating effectively about aid.
We'd love to throw this topic out to the AidSource community, and do some classic crowd sourcing:
- What organisations that are communicating effectively about foreign aid?
- Of the organisations that are communicating about aid effectively, what makes them effective?
- What are the barriers to communicating effectively about aid?
Looking forward to your…Continue
By Jaclyn Schiff
Most of you have probably already heard about WhyDev's peer coaching initiative. This one.
It's a neat idea. In fact, I was kind of surprised that something like this doesn't already exist! But I wanted to find out more -- how did the idea come about? What model will the peer coaching be based on? So I talked to Brendan about…Continue
I sit writing this post at my small desk, in the rapidly changing city of Tamale, northern Ghana (living in this city is like watching development occur). It is a simple room, furnished with both local and foreign amenities. A simple cupboard, a bed with mosquito net unused, a floral bed sheet for a curtain, an air conditioner used sparingly, a tea set, hauled from Beijing, China – my sanity and saving grace. A book on “Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition”. The Second…Continue