Development 2.0 – More than jargon?

There are a few possible interpretations of Development 2.0 that make it more than jargon. Two are simple (although not easy) and most likely inevitable. The last one is very, … more Blood & Milk…


Five mistakes international organizations make when using Twitter

1. Using it just for press releases. People don’t follow you on Twitter for generic organizational announcements. They follow because they want to feel a personal connection with what you … more Blood & Milk…


How to write like a person

Writing a good report is an under-appreciated art. You don’t want to be dry and overly technical, but you don’t want to sound like Sally Struthers asking for donations, either. … more Blood & Milk…


Things I believe in #14 – writing all your documents in clear, simple language

There are two big reasons that clear writing is important. First of all, it lets as many people as possible understand what you have to say. Secondly, writing clearly forces … more Blood & Milk…


Things I believe in #33 – Skype

I believe in Skype. For those of you who don’t know, Skype is a program that lets you make phone calls over the internet. Calls are free if you call … more Blood & Milk…


Great link on CARE’s social network

APP+FRICA has a great post up about CARE’s new social network. This is exactly the kind of constructive criticism and innovative thinking that NGOs need. Social media presents an amazing … more Blood & Milk…


Well played, International Water and Sanitation Centre

I was recently led to the WASH news Africa site via a Google Alert. It turns out to be an aggregator of news articles on water and sanitation in Africa … more Blood & Milk…