On our April 2021 Global Call, our members discussed the challenge of decolonizing aid by meeting core expenses via mobilizing local resources. Our special guests for the call were
- Eshban Kwesiga of the Global Fund for Community Foundations based in Uganda, shared his own story growing up in a community with no access to government or INGO services as an example to illustrate the “big picture” of Community Philanthropy as a key component of the development ecosystem.
- Esther Meester, Program Manager at Wilde Ganzen Foundation and co-ordinator of the Giving for Change Alliance, based in the Netherlands. The Giving for Change Alliance provides coaching, training and offers free online programs.
- Rachel Smith,CEO of Global Giving in the UK described how thousands of community-based organizations are able to build networks of relationships and funders via the Global Giving online platform. Those interested can visit www.globalgiving.org/accelerator
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