Friends, here comes the third and final blog in the series. Together, we have traversed INGO configurations over the last three weeks from the INGO being a hyper supermarket, departmental store and finally boutique. We have also oriented this blog… Read More ›
Design is the glue that ties together the vision as defined by the organisation’s Leader, Strategic intent, as well as the Human-resources that work hard to realise the vision and strategic intent. Without effective Design – Strategy, People, and Leadership, however good they are, will not create value and wealth for the organisation.
The first blog in this series of three (3) concluded that the INGO, at least in the East-Africa region, mostly operates like a hyper-supermarket. A hyper-supermarket, with all the territorial and diverse product range characteristics of this private sector giant. It… Read More ›
This is the first in a three (3) series blog, that discusses the modus-operandi of the International Non-Government Organisation (INGO), specifically in the East African region. This first blog in the series explores how the orthodox INGO operates in this part… Read More ›
Is the Civil Society Organisation (CSO) in East Africa a mere extension of the northern-INGO and its problems? I returned from my Christmas break ready to follow developments in the INGO vs. local civil society effective-partnership dialogue that I blogged on… Read More ›
My blog last week (https://gabazira.com/2014/12/07/effective-africa-civil-society-business-model-still-elusive/) delved into the vexing subject of an effective national civil society business-model. Recently, I attended a two day national civil society meeting organized by a leading International non-governmental organization (INGO) in Rwanda. The theme of the meeting, that… Read More ›
I have witnessed growth, stagnation, and death of civil-society organisations in East Africa’s great-lakes region over the past 15 years. As an international development practitioner, talking-up and overseeing a shift of power in the development sector to national civil-society, I’m… Read More ›