CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. We place special emphasis on women and girls because our six decades of experience show that their empowerment benefits whole communities. We have exciting opportunities for highly motivated graduate students to join us in our mission to realize a world where poverty has been overcome.
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 30, 2009 at 4:32pm —
A Free Software Workshop
From 10.00am-6.00pm on 11-13 January 2010
Comet Media Foundation, 1st Floor Topiwala School Building, Topiwala Lane (Opposite Lamington Road Police Station, near Grant Road Railway Station) Mumbai 400 007
What is Free Software?
Free software as a concept and a practice is particularly appealing to those with an education and social work orientation due to its advantages as well as the… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 29, 2009 at 9:37pm —
The SCG Foundation is pleased to grant up to 6 full scholarships for individuals wishing to study at the Master of Arts Program in International Development Studies (MAIDS) at Chulalongkorn University for the upcoming academic year.
Please note that in previous years the scholarship was limited to full-time government employees or civil servants, but it is now open to non-governmental workers, students, and other individuals with a background in development, as well as government… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 29, 2009 at 9:25pm —
Teaching material compiled by S.Rengasamy to supplement class room teaching to teach Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship paper prescribed by Madurai Kamaraj University's Master of Social Work (Community Development Specialization…
Added by Rengasamy on December 28, 2009 at 9:43pm —
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Office of Development Partners (ODP), Division of Private and Voluntary Cooperation (PVC) is seeking applications from indigenous, local NGOs or US-based private and voluntary organizations under its Development Grants Program (DGP). This is a “small grants program for development activities that respond to overall USAID priorities and support selected USAID Missions’ strategic objectives and sector priorities.” USAID… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 27, 2009 at 9:32pm —
The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
has launched a new portal on ‘Rural Decentralization and Local Governance’.
Improving governance at the local level is one way to achieve equitable and sustainable growth and reduce poverty. KIT supports the building of viable, effective, inclusive and transparent local governance processes to promote social and economic development in rural areas. The… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 27, 2009 at 6:20pm —
Certificate Course in Social Work for Senior Citizens - Commencing 11 January 2010 - Mumbai, India
The College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan has been involved in training graduates and post-graduates in the field of Social Work since 1955.
In the course of its work the College has realised that it is necessary to provide similar inputs to many more people in the community. There is a need to train local leaders and volunteers to assume responsibility for the… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 25, 2009 at 8:19pm —
OSI Chevening Scholarships for study in the United Kingdom
DEADLINES: January 2010
12th - OSI/FCO Chevening/University of Oxford Scholarships - 9 Month Research & Master's Awards
The Open Society Institute offers support for postgraduate study in the UK for doctoral students, junior lecturers, and young professionals from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, FYR Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia,… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 23, 2009 at 1:10am —
UNCDF offers a distance learning course on Microfinance for free!
The Microfinance Distance Learning Course was designed for new entrants to the field of microfinance and has appealed to a broad range of people, including policy makers, donors, practitioners, academics and students. Staff of microfinance operations have found this course extremely useful - a chance to step back and see how their work fits into global microfinance initiatives.
Through the self-training… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 22, 2009 at 9:17am —
As we all know human resource is a critical factor in microFinance sector because very few institutes are there who deal with this kind of subject and those who deal in it, they of 1-2 years duration.To go for such a long term course is not at all possible for the persons who are already working in it.To serve the need of the… Continue
Added by lata bodhijani on December 21, 2009 at 1:17pm —
About Vodafone Americas Foundation™
The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ is part of Vodafone’s global network of 23 foundations. We are affiliated with Vodafone, the world’s leading mobile telecommunications company that operates in 26 countries over five continents and has significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.
About the Wireless Innovation Project™
The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ designed the Wireless… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 20, 2009 at 5:56pm —
Teaching material compiled by S.Rengasamy to supplement the class room teaching to teach Participatory Program Planning and Development for paper prescribed by Madurai Kamaraj University's Master of Social Work (Community Development Specialization) course in its affiliated colleges
Added by Rengasamy on December 18, 2009 at 1:00pm —
1. From Social Safety Net to Social Policy? The Role of Conditional Cash Transfers in Welfare State Development in Latin America
Author: Francesca Bastagli
Series: Working Paper # 60
Alongside other initiatives in the area of social assistance, the adoption of conditional cash transfers (CCTs)… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 17, 2009 at 12:02pm —
Social Innovation Honours for Indian NGOs
The EdelGive Foundation, which is an initiative of the Edelweiss Capital Limited, one of the leading financial services firms in India has announced the EdelGive Social Innovation Honours 2010 which recognizes and honours NGOs undertaking innovations to empower women in India. In 2008, the award was given out to organizations which implemented innovative projects for positively impacting girl children and the selected… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 14, 2009 at 9:39am —
*EDI announces admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management of NGOs 2010-2011*
NGOs have been accepted as a third force to promote and further the national goals for social and economic development. They are seen as agencies whose mission orientation and strategic intervention through innovative programs have helped in addressing issues of poverty, social discrimination and human
rights. NGOs have proved and demonstrated through actions their capability in bringing… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 13, 2009 at 3:05am —
Call for Research Pre-Proposals – Economics of Climate Change
Deadline January 30th 2010
The South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) is a regional network that brings together and strengthens South Asian researchers and institutions interested in the inter-connections between development and the environment. SANDEE is currently inviting research pre-proposals on the Economics of Climate Change. Pre-proposals, if accepted, will… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 11, 2009 at 9:30pm —
The Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) is now accepting applications for 2010
The Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) is now accepting applications for 2010. The application deadline is Monday, January 11, 2010.
What is ALFP?
In 1996, the International House of Japan and the Japan Foundation jointly launched the Asia Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP). The ALFP seeks to create a close, personal and professional network of public intellectuals in… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 9, 2009 at 10:32pm —
OFID Scholarship 2009/10
OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified undergraduate students are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2009/10. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support an undergraduate student from any developing country, to pursue higher education in a relevant field of development, in any recognized university/college in the world. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated,… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 9, 2009 at 10:25pm —
WHAT IS WATERCREDIT?
WaterCredit is an innovative initiative of Water.org that puts microfinance tools to use in the water and sanitation (watsan) sector. It is the first comprehensive program of its kind in the world that connects the microfinance and watsan communities to scale up access to credit and capital for individual- and household-based watsan needs and does so with multiple models across multiple countries. In turn, the WaterCredit partnership models and financing… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 7, 2009 at 3:01pm —
(Adapted, revised and updated based on material presented in Planned Giving for Canadians, by Frank Minton and Lorna Somers, 2nd Edition, 1997).
Below are definitions of many of the estate planning and fund-raising terms that professional advisors might typically encounter in the course of their professional work.
adjusted cost base (or basis)
the amount paid for property, increased by capital improvements and decreased by… Continue
Added by Networking 4 Development on December 4, 2009 at 11:17pm —