Friday, September 26, 2014

Tools You Can Use

From planning to scaling, DIY has tools you can use.
Development, Impact & You is an incredibly useful web site. DIY contains tools to help trigger and support social innovation. Click here to learn more.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Educating Girls - FREE Course

With an additional year of education, a girl can earn up to 20 percent more as an adult.
From October 6 - November 23, Teachers Without Borders is offering a free course on Educating Girls. 
The course will examine (a) research: the data around the education of girls, as well as analyses, images, and stories; (b) relationship: how new learning about girls’ education relates to our practice; and (c) results: the capacity to make a measurable difference in and for our classrooms, our communities, and the world. 

Click here to register.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Now Available

Jeffery Ashe's new book is a "must read" for everyone interested in Savings Groups.
Click here to order on Amazon or peruse a few chapters.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

What Works

The Skoll World Forum features  a special series on evaluation.  
+Annie Duflo from Innovations for Poverty Action on the power of randomized evaluation.
+Using the Moneyball approach to measuring impact is dangerous because it can lead donors to seek out only the most easily provable results, write Caroline Fiennes of Giving Evidence and the Skoll Foundation's Ehren Reed.
+How Grand Challenges Canada uses their theory of change to drive bigger impact in global health.
+Tanya Beer and Julia Coffman from the Center for Evaluation Innovation rethink accountability for adaptive initiatives.