Feedback: Where did my money go?

Most often, when we give money to charity we are giving it in response to an appeal about a disaster to help a person who’s story we have been told.  Yet after we give our money, we rarely hear where…

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Digital Opportunities for NGOs

The NGO landscape is radically changing and those who are slow to digitalise will be left behind.  There is no doubt NGOs are realising this and have become more open to exploring possibilities to use digital in their (beyond just…

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Cash is hot, but limited models

Cash is hot. Everyone’s talking about it. If you’re in aid, but not doing cash, well frankly, what are you doing? You’re so 1980’s. I’m a huge fan of cash programming in response to disasters, but believe it needs to be…

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An Information Management Portal

This week saw us launch the Speed Evidence Portal publicly. It was an exciting time for us as it was the culmination of a year of building and testing in countries like Philippines, Somalia, Iraq, Lebanon, and the UK. The…

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Rating Social Services

Recently, I’ve been made aware of two Hack-a-thons – one here in London and one in L.A.  The “End Sexual Violence Hack” I wrote about here, while the city of L.A. hosted it’s own hack-a-thon to highlight the city’s release…

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