One of the subjects we are most passionate about at Aidpreneur is “scaling up.” Innovation is fantastic, but when it is time to make a dent on the most persistent development and humanitarian issues, we also want to know: what would it take for a good idea to become the new … [Read more...] about From cash transfers (Innovation) to payment ecosystem (Standard)
Val Curtis and Robert Aunger, doctoral researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, recently released a paper on the potential of using behavior change as the foundation for program design, with significant of implications for the deployment of … [Read more...] about The science of behavior centered design will change your Non-Profit
Impact investing could be a game changer for moving the needle on the Sustainable Development Goals. So, it is no coincidence Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)'s latest forum enjoyed a huge turnout and prestige. The event took place in Amsterdam last December, and … [Read more...] about Pooling, De-risking, Boutiques: 2017 Trends for Impact Investing
Innovative advances in health sciences and their application are super hot and massively important for today's world. So when truly low-cost, viable ideas come about, specifically separation of plasma from blood to identify infections such as malaria or HIV, we're very … [Read more...] about An innovation in blood work was in kids’ hands for 5,000 years
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies shares a mix of hope and gloom in its recent report "Hunger, Disaster, Hope: Rethinking Humanitarian Action in Africa." Do you want the good or the bad news first? Right inthe foreword, you can … [Read more...] about Does Optimism Influence Humanitarian Aid for Africa?
Not many would describe the sustainable river basin management efforts of the International RiverFoundation as "sexy." Some proof of this is the difficulty they have attracting top talent, which is part of a larger debate around the cuts seen in funds focused on natural resources … [Read more...] about Rewarding without retiring. International Development ‘Twinning’