The conference promoted a culture of information-sharing about social investing in Asia and many delegates went away with many more connections, which hopefully will go a long way beyond. Article by Stacey Choe.
WINGS is the only worldwide network representing and serving the broad community of grantmakers, foundations and philanthropy-support organisations, and our membership determines our future development and achievements. Results from our 2013 membership campaign show increasing support for what we do—currently 65 dues paying member organisations from 33 countries, and new members continue to join, bringing fresh input and ideas to the network. We asked a few new WINGS member organisations to give us their take on the topic that’s engulfing the social sector—data.
NGOs are often perceived as being linked to governmental or political agendas; therefore, the ineffectiveness of the governments of the Sudan and South Sudan in the use of international aid from donor countries may account for NGOs being seen by their populace as corrupt. Article by Rick Cohen.