Looks this is a for-profit enterprise that is giving some of it's profits to WaterAid.
The product seems to be eco-friendly, and they're not creating artificial demand (unlike Thank you water.)
The latest in aid marketing? Video from Who Gives A Crap? ... Video focuses on these messages:50% of profits go toward water and sanitation projects in the developing world (surely this would affect their charity nav rating)"literally saving the world from the bottom up" (saving the world, aye... one toilet paper square at a time)Feels good (Feel good philanthropy?)Take a "seat" for what you believe in (hmmm)Thoughts anyone? Bets on…See More
A group for aid workers who love good food. Share your recipes, tips for cooking and eating well in the field, restaurant recommendations or warnings, pics of awesome (or awful) food, and general food-related banter.This group is moderated by AidSource member, Zehra Rizvi.Photo of a feast prepared for AidSource member Karen…See More
"Mmm... arrogance. I often include "ignorance" in my mental bank of words to describe the simple narrative. But arrogance, I haven't tried it out as much. Agree with you. Thanks for your thoughts, Lauren."
"1) If we're going to paraphrase anyone out of context, can't it be Darwin? I recall something about how false facts hinder the progress of science... but false views, when supported with evidence, harm not for all men commend the pleasure…"
"I recently thought about this question in light of a career in marketing. I was asked just yesterday -- what are your plans post-marketing?
I didn't know how to answer the question except to say marketing, to me, is a bit like working in…"
"1) I'm guessing it exists somewhere... (I haven't completely lost hope in all humanity yet)... but you/we likely don't know of it because it's buried or forgotten or or or or or.... What we see/hear/read has to get to us in some…"
"a) agreed. It would've made a better SNL skit.
b) FYI. We call it "maths" down under. So what we lack in more/better maths skillz, we make up for in proper English. You can't have it all, aye?
*Simple narrative = all development…"
"My thoughts only echo yours... I'm not even sure if I'd say this is "clever"... different, yes. Interesting, yes. But finding new way to wrap up the simple narrative with a celebrity purchased bow seems less than…"
Aid/NGO worker based in HQ or a Regional Office, Journalist, Donor, Skeptic, Cynic
I'm an 8-5er with social media comms and marketing for an international NGO. Moonlight as a wife, cook, and blogger. An American expat. New Zealand newb. Cupcake eater. Fascinated by aid culture, still working on my aid world crushes.