How To Get More Likes On Social Media

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Look no further. This is how to get more likes on social media. … Or is it? Check out the new guide, “How to communicate the world? A Social Media Guide for Volunteers & Travelers”, on www.radiaid.com.

Our World In Data

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Our World in Data (OWID) is an online publication that shows how living conditions are changing. The aim is to give a global overview and to show changes over the very long run, so that we can see where we are coming from and where we are today.

William MacAskill: Doing Good Better – How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference

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Most of us want to make a difference. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts. As a result, even our best intentions often lead to ineffective—and sometimes downright harmful—outcomes. How can we do better?

The danger of a single story

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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

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Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all?

The State of Finance for Developing Countries

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An assessment of the scale of all sources of nance available to developing countries

BetterEvaluation

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An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches.

Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!

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When most well-intentioned aid workers hear of a problem they think they can fix, they go to work. This, Ernesto Sirolli suggests, is naïve. In this funny and impassioned talk, he proposes that the first step is to listen to the people you’re trying to help, and tap into their own entrepreneurial spirit.

Barbie Savior: Jesus. Adventures. Africa. Two worlds. One love. Babies. Beauty. Not qualified. Called. 20 years young. It’s not about me…but it kind of is.

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Barbie Savior began in 2016 by two friends who were simply tired of the acclaim of the White Savior on social media. It began as a joke – a place for to express their frustrations. Our little Instagram account, however, caused quite the stir…