On Tackling Poverty – The Role of NDI

  By Fairoz Ahmad from The Singapore Globalist  “If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognizing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up.” – C.K. Prahalad, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid Laying the Foundations for Growth                                                            ... Read More

How Social Networking Is Changing NGOs

  By Vipal Jain from The Toronto Globalist. Greenpeace is relying increasingly on using social media to mobilize its supporters (Photo courtesy Greenpeace Switzerland, CC3.0) With its unique scope and reach, social networking is becoming a popular platform for activism and political expression. Many organizations in the non-profit sector use social media to reach out to new supporters and spread their message. Yet it is social media’s ability... Read More