SDGs Compacts 2020

Dr. Paul S. Zeitz, former director of Data Revolution at the U.S. State Department and now at movement member Global Development Incubator, presented the concept for accountability in localizing the SDGs at the October global meeting of the Movement for Community-Led Development (CLD). Paul's slides In addition, click here to download the pdf of his … Continue reading SDGs Compacts 2020

CARE Methodology

Founded in 1945, CARE’s original action plan has evolved from sending care packages overseas to funding and supporting projects that will deliver lasting change. CARE are focused on many different sectors include gender and gender-based violence, responding to emergencies and crises, supporting sustainable agricultural practices, encouraging education for women and girls, developing microfinance systems and … Continue reading CARE Methodology

Counterpart International Methodology

Since their inception in 1965, Counterpart International has been driven by the vision that all people have the right and ability to drive their own destinies. Counterpart takes a building block approach with their local partners to support strong and more resilient communities by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and fostering multi-sector community partnerships. Currently working … Continue reading Counterpart International Methodology

Human-centered Design

Human-centered design, also called design thinking, is a process of design that incorporates feedback and iteration to create a product or system that is tuned to the needs of the community it serves. Design is more than fashion and interiors; it’s creative problem solving. Human-centered design is grounded in knowledge about users and it is … Continue reading Human-centered Design

Methodology of IIRR

Continuing the work of its founder, Dr. Y.C. James Yen, the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction advocates for a holistic and community-centered approach to development. Building on almost 100 years of experience, IIRR's programs are built on the beliefs that development should be: A community-led and managed approach Holistic and integrated Marginalized youth and women focused … Continue reading Methodology of IIRR