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Announcing Giving for Change: new partnership from the Dutch government takes community philanthropy to the next level

Change the Game Academy is delighted to announce our participation in an exciting new partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invest in community philanthropy development in eight countries. The programme will promote local giving as a strategy for achieving community-led development by increasing local ownership, buy-in and rights claiming and by challenging the notion that development is something that is “done to” communities by external actors. >>

 

Ethiopian successes in mobilising support and local fundraising

What happens when those who are successful at obtaining lower interest credit or saving money share their stories with those who want to learn? A cascade of success follows! As part of Civic Engagement Alliance (CEA), 40 farmer cooperatives and 50 associations of self-help groups were trained in Change the Game Academy's mobilising support curriculum by our Ethiopian partner Development Expertise Center (DEC). One part of the training included the group's role models sharing stories of success. This far-reaching initiative stimulated learners to lead productive dialogue with local governments, access to markets, and crucial items like fertilizer and seeds. >>

 

A local development model fundraises for the empowerment of vulnerable women and girls

A unique and successful local social development initiative, BIANCA COUTURE won attention of the Kingdom of Monaco and their own government. This Burkina Faso based organization took part in Change the Game Academy trainings. Mrs. Denise Ouedraogo opened a coaching and vocational sewing and weaving training centre to help schoolgirls, orphans and women become independent in life. So far 200 girls and women, who were stigmatized by their communities due to early pregnancies have been trained. Read her full story in this article. >>

 

Responding to Community Needs: CSOs Interventions in Brazil

The civil society in Brazil is facing a difficult moment during this Covid-19 pandemic period as it discharges its mandate toward easing the grip of the disease on the community. Nevertheless, it has managed to give direct and indirect assistance to vulnerable communities across the country specifically addressing urgent issues including food security, health and information. >>