by Charlie Estes Published 6/16/22 What is Asset-Based Community Development? Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) is both an approach to and a way of thinking about international development. It is a form of Community-Led Development (CLD), but is distinct from other forms of CLD. ABCD focuses on what communities and their members bring to the work …

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How Aid Has Failed Haiti

by Charlie Estes Published June 9, 2022 A recent New York Times article dove into France’s shameful exploitation of Haiti in its post-colonial years, how a demand for reparations and a loan from Parisian banks kept Haiti impoverished and doubly indebted to their former colonial masters for decades. Another story, one about the aid sector’s …

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Open Letter About Food Aid to Haiti

Dear Development Aid Agencies and International Institutions Active in Haiti, Our respective organizations provide a wide range of services in agriculture, healthcare and community development throughout Haiti. While there are many challenges facing our country, we come together to appeal to you in particular regarding food aid arriving in Haiti.

Monthly Giving Campaign – May 2022

May 17, 2022 – Becoming a monthly donor is the strongest, most sustainable way you can support our work. Recurring donations make us a better more effective organization. They help us meet our project goals every year and support our growth.

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