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Entries in Tewa (2)

Tuesday
Aug062013

Tracking the growth of organized community philanthropy

Tracking the growth of organized community philanthropy: is it the missing piece in community development? 

Jenny Hodgson, 2013, State of Civil Society 2013 report, Civicus (Ch, 24, p.237)

This article provides an overview of the current state of global community philanthropy, with particular reference to the global South. It describes the factors that are driving a growth in community philanthropy, and the key features of this distinct section of civil society and its role in driving community development agendas that are locally formulated. This small but growing field, which emphasises local asset development and multi-stakeholder good governance, may have particular relevance in the context of increased limitations experienced by and reduced resources for CSOs in many parts of the world.

Read the whole CIVICUS State of Civil Society 2013 Report

Tuesday
Nov292011

Tewa – Doing the Imposssible: Feminist Action in Nepal

Rita Thapa, Toronto, Centre for Women’s Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (2002)

The remarkable story of Tewa, Nepal Women's Fund, which was established in 1996 and the institutional roots of which derive from the politics of feminist activism and disillusion over decades of international development aid to Nepal.

Tewa – Doing the Imposssible