Economy, inequality, Philanthropy

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.

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Economy

THE WORLD FOOD CLOCK

The amount of food wasted and lost globally is shameful as millions of people around the world go to bed hungry every night. It is also an unnecessary waste of the land, water and energy resources that were used in the production, processing and distribution of wasted food. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in the world it is estimated that about worth of $1 trillion food gets lost or waste in production and consumption systems, more than 840 million people do not have enough food to eat.

Poetry

Please donate

Water, water, water Everywhere water! Please, donate a pound In the name of Miserable ribs and murky water For six digit salary

e-papers, evaluation, Philanthropy

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.

Nepal, Philanthropy

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...

Poetry

Charity : Poetry

Charity is the sacrifice by the poor to the rich to buy luxury for their rest of life

Philanthropy

Philanthropy must be above of fashionable charity and tax exemption

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.

Poetry

Investment : Poetry

Less pens in schools More guns for another war Peace and literacy even for profit ... read more

Nepal

Earthquake: Country is crying, pray for NEPAL

Due to massive earthquake on Saturday in Nepal is now reported to have killed some 2,500 people. Avalanches on Mount Everest, which killed at least 17 people and injured 61 others. A powerful aftershock was felt on Sunday in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, and more avalanches were reported near Everest. It is thought hundreds of thousands of people in central Nepal have been spending a second night outdoors.

opinion, Philanthropy, Publications

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 ...