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 ›
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.
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 ›