Myth of the Naked African Child: When Your Donations Hurt

Wild Woman Fundraising

One thing I learned about volunteering at nonprofits overseas is that people don't necessarily need what you think they need.

Can I tell you a story? (with Rumi)

Wild Woman Fundraising

It took me to Indonesia’s poorest slums. Why Organize the Universe this way. What does not exist looks so handsome. What does exist, where is it? An ocean is hidden. All we see is foam, shapes of dust, spinning, tall as minarets, but I want wind.

Ask Mazarine: Best Answers on LinkedIn

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When I lived in Indonesia for several months, I came in with ideas on what people there needed. ask mazarine best answer condoms facebook suicide foundation center how to find grants indonesia international aid jakarta life after facebook linkedin mazarine treyz nonprofit fundraising water work-life balance You’ve Got Answers!

High Impact Philanthropy is insulting

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Anecdote: When I was living in Indonesia, I was working with the poorest in Jakarta’s slums. Tags: Conflict Measuring Effectiveness Philanthropy charity condoms effective fundraising effective philanthropy Fundraising high impact philanthropy indonesia insulting jakarta mazarine treyz muslim nonprofit water action watsan What is High Impact Philanthropy ?

Massive geographical and cultural differences in online sharing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Citizens of Saudi Arabia, India and Indonesia are the most prolific online sharers of content coming in at 61%, 53% and 50% respectively. I recently saw a fascinating presentation from KPCB entitled ”Internet Trends 2013 ” where I came across the above chart from Ipsos OTX.

Fundraising And ‘Connected Spenders’

The Agitator

Do you need to know the latest consumer spending behavior in Indonesia, Pakistan and Nigeria? Probably not a lot of those addresses on your donor list … nor on any mailing list! But as it happens, by 2025 these three countries will be among the top ten countries on the planet that are home to ‘connected consumers’, joining the more expected likes of the US, Germany and Japan, the only ‘mature’ economies that will remain in the top ten.

Global internet statistics for 2018

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It now accounts for over half of all digital minutes in 13 markets, and over 75% in Mexico, India, and Indonesia.

Global Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

GoodPurpose surveyed public opinion of 8,000 people in 16 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, & the United States. But Edelman did reveal that it is the Rapid Growth Economies (RGE) of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and United Arab Emirates that are the most responsive to brands that cause market.

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Disruption of the 'Usual' - Rethinking Behavior Change and Communication in Nutrition Education

Social Marketing and Social Change

Some of the countries outside the US that were there included Canada, Columbia, Czech Republic, Spain, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Pakistan, Romania, Somalia, Turkey and Uganda. How do I help public health professionals disrupt their usual ways of doing their work?

Do you have people from the community you help on your board?

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” Anecdote: When I was living in Indonesia, I was working with the poorest in Jakarta’s slums. I’ve written before about how quotas for women on our boards can help change the face of management, and how naive aid to africa is misplaced.

Good Intentions Are Not Enough

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With my own story as “white savior” going to Indonesia and thinking I knew EXACTLY HOW TO SOLVE THEIR PROBLEMS WITHOUT EVER GOING THERE. Have you read this blog? It’s called Good Intentions Are Not Enough, and it is EXCELLENT.

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At Last! Global Fundraising Supersized

The Agitator

Hong Kong, followed by France and Indonesia. Three weeks ago, we reported that Bernard Ross and his UK Management Centre were launching the Big Mac™ Philanthropy Index. The purpose of this new Index?

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: How To Promote Facebook Posts & Why You Might Not Want To

Non Profit Marketing 360

Incidentally, I’ve also seen several posts on various forums recently (including our own) saying that geo-targeting options have disappeared for some users, and again, that promoted posts have been overwhelmed by users from Indonesia, so it seems I’m not alone in this.

Aerial Philanthropy

Fundraising Breakthroughs

It might have looked like this video, where a man threw $10,000 from a plain in Indonesia as a publicity stunt to promote his book: I’m all for varied forms of giving, as long as we realize the responsibility inherent in choosing who we give to, how much we give, and how often.

Cause Marketing on Packaging

Cause Related Marketing

The back explains that the vanilla for the ice cream is sourced at fair prices from small-scale farmers in Indonesia whose farming practices are more sustainable. Cause marketing with consumer packaged goods often takes place on packaging.

Are you being forced to measure something unmeasurable?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I was volunteering in Indonesia in 2003. Let’s say that you are writing a grant. But on the grant requirements page, you see that they want statistics on a whole range of things that you have no way of measuring. Now they tell you that if you can’t measure it, they can’t make sure you’re using their money wisely, THEREFORE you won’t get the grant. Why this is wrong.

Want a fundraising job? Get some free online training from me, April 14th!

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First I went to Indonesia and worked in a baby orphanage and mobile health clinic. Did you miss the free online training today? I’m doing another webinar on Thursday, April 14th. 1-1:30pm. Click here to sign up! This next online training will be about acing the interview, and how to get the right questions asked. Why am I offering this? Have you looked at the statistics lately? People say they are hiring, but there are still hundreds of applications flowing in for just one job.

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Benchmarking a worldwide NGO


The organization’s Global Membership Initiative engaged Donordigital to conduct an online benchmarking study of 13 offices, ranging from the UK to Brazil to Indonesia.

Mobile Internet Access In Developing Countries

Social Marketing and Social Change

Indonesia, Egypt and Russia are the strongest growth markets for mobile internet browser maker Opera. Southeast Asia is the largest market for mobile advertising with Indonesia alone just trailing the US. I have been leery of getting behind web-based applications for social marketing in developing countries – designing elaborate health information systems , using information and communication technologies to improve heathcare , mobilizing social networks.

Why “Trust” Matters in Fundraising. And What To Do About It.

The Agitator

Only 8 countries ( China, India, Indonesia, UAE, The Netherlands, Mexico, Malaysia and Singapore) fall into the category of “truster” nations. The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust in the U.S.

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How do you take back your power at work?

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I remember when I was working at an international school in Jakarta, Indonesia. If you’re a fundraiser or nonprofit marketer with too much to do, how do you take back your time? Read the first part of this article here. If you’re going to take back your time, and take back your power, learn about these next six laws from Dr. Henry Cloud, who wrote the book, The One Life Solution. Law 5: The Law of Motivation. What does this mean?

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Check out VolunteerMatch’s NEW initiative! Interview with Shari Ilsen, DIrector of Engagement

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Today we are interviewing the marvelous Shari Ilsen, Director of Engagement at VolunteerMatch. Shari Ilsen, Director of Engagement, VolunteerMatch. Shari runs communications and business development at VolunteerMatch , the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network.

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits and International Non Government Organizations Promoting the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

The first is directed at DPOs in Indonesia, Mexico, Ukraine, and eligible states and cities in India (Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi). From The Foundation Center. Deadline: Various (See below.)

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

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Even though I too have volunteered and done grantwriting overseas, I did it in Indonesia, and it was a very different time than it is today! I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda.

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My Facebook fans love me, they love me not…

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Facebook fan base, other major events (natural disasters in Indonesia and the Phillipines) did not, suggesting that unlike clickthrough and conversion, fan growth is more organic than episodic. When I was in elementary school, we’d send notes to boys on behalf of our friends that had check boxes: _I like you. _I I like like you. _I I don’t like you.