The World is seeking wisdom, Why?

Current crisis and right medicine! '‘Knowledge is always unintelligent. If a question is asked for which you have a ready-made answer it is good, if a question is asked for which you don’t have a ready-made answer you are in trouble. You are just behaving mechanically. Knowledge is mechanical that can be bought from the... Continue Reading →

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A thorough assessment on philanthropic activity is necessary

It addresses the impacts and side effects of philanthropic engagement by taking a closer look at the priorities and operations of two of the most prominent foundations, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in two crucial sectors, health and agriculture.

Five tips for evaluating impact in int’l development

Good evaluation involves everyone, not just the evaluators. With more development programmes being multi-partner or consortium led, involving everyone becomes challenging. Having a shared understanding of what is required from people, what type of information impact evaluation can produce, and what it can or can’t do, will cool off unrealistic expectations and reduce the risk of unpleasant surprises later on.

Donations: Sixteen percent for victims and the rest go back to the philanthropists

But later a research report published and came to know that only 16 percent of the amount was distributed to the victims especially from the periphery of the city. And rest of the 84 percent amount went to salary, flight fuel, Boeing, dogs, accommodation and so on...

In 2012, the number of nonprofit sector increased 25 percent with approximately $316 billion in the United States alone. But on the contrary inequality is increasing intolerably. If private sector is earning from public resources then they need to invest in welfare as well. Beside tax certain per cent of profit must go to compulsory welfare fund (CWF) too.

Philanthropy for an equitable society

Inequality, today, is intolerable. During globalisation private investment was highly encouraged for profit and the role of government was defined as a coordinator and welfare provider. Private sector obviously as a profit maker has done tremendous progress, but government is forced to apply austerity measures and now ‘welfare state’ is being questioned. Since global financial crisis began in 2007 the world economy has been hanging on the cliff to get up ...

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