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Different World. Different Business. Different Life.

I've been writing quite a bit recently about the status quo of how we solve development challenges - and the stigmas that surround this industry. The world is changing (quickly) and it's becoming increasingly apparent that we need a different approach to live in it... Charities, Citizens and Corporates On the one hand, charities are under immense pressure - the imposed and traditional model of donor reliance is not sustainable. Many charities are not efficiently managed, either because they've never had to do the managing (being focused on solving the social problem was the genesis of the non-profit) or because they simply can't afford the resources to do the managing. Charity founders still seem to spend all their time solving problems for beneficiaries (kinda why the charity was founded in the first place if you think about it). There are always exceptions, but my gut feeling is that this applies to at least 80% of the rumored 150k charities we have registered