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Effective Development


Trillions of dollars have been spent on aid and development, but Millennium Development Goals remain elusive.

Over one billion people remain in poverty and lack access to basic education, health care, safe water and sanitation. Aid often remains ineffective because programs tend to be driven by donor country interests, not by local community needs. And, too frequently, environmental protection is overlooked.
We advance innovations that harness aid to be more accountable, transparent and solutions-oriented, for community-driven, ecologically sustainable and lasting development.


Apr 21 - 27, 2014
Apr 7 - 13, 2014
Nov 18 - 24, 2013
Nov 4 - 10, 2013

“For me, the fundamental was communication. If you really were a coalition and you wanted to advance your coalition's goals around the world, everybody has to have the same information.”

Jody Williams

Oct 21 - 27, 2013
Oct 14 - 20, 2013
Oct 7 - 13, 2013

“I believe that social enterprise working with Government has a huge role to play in what could be the biggest advance in educational opportunity in our history”

Gordon Brown


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