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Urban Development

Bridging the Gaps in Public Infrastructure

Communities in emerging economies must work collectively to extend public services until they can build out formal infrastructures.

 

Technology & Design

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Human-centered design and systems thinking can help evaluate social impact in a global context.

 

Technology & Design

The Commodification of Architecture

Catastrophes of the built environment, like the Bangladeshi factory collapse, expose the true cost in public suffering when we fail to build resiliently.

By Michael Murphy & Alan Ricks | May. 21, 2013
 
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Nonprofits

Giving Wisely When Time is of the Essence

The importance of a nonprofit’s impact when choosing where to donate, and the top high-impact organizations working in international emergency response.

By Erinn Andrews | Jul. 23, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Mobile Money to Deliver Cash Aid: Believe the Hype?

Research suggests that mobile distribution had some tangible benefits for recipients of aid, but they also carried costs that could exceed those of traditional physical and voucher-based transfers.

 

Technology & Design

Open Source for Humanitarian Action

By Brandon Keim | Nov. 16, 2011
 

Food

A Win-Win for Haiti

By Suzie Boss | 1 | Nov. 16, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Matt Daggett is an associate partner, director of Dalberg’s Washington, D.C. office, and co-leader of Dalberg’s mobile/ICT group.

Mobile Money in Haiti: A New Support for Disaster Relief and Development Programs

New mobile-based payment systems may offer a more affordable, and faster alternative to distributing cash to countries such as Haiti.

By Matt Daggett | 2 | Mar. 9, 2011
 

Fundraising

Five-Digit Giving

By Tamara Straus | 5 | Jun. 14, 2010
 
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Microfinance

Rebuilding Haiti with Microfinance (Video)

Partnership brings greater social impact. This post features a video.

By Reeta Roy | Apr. 20, 2010