“The Role of NGOs in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals”

  • Posted on: 18 April 2008
  • By: Bryan Schaaf

As part of Johns Hopkins University International Development Series, Charles MacCormack, President and CEO of Save the Children, spoke on the potentials and limitations of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As development experts realize the fact that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play a key role in achieving the MDGs, MacCormack discusses specific strategies that NGOs can implement in order to realize the full potential of the MDGs. What role do NGOs play in achieving the MDGs and how does this affect a country such as Haiti?

On Line Auction to Support the Training of Haitian Teachers (starting 11/6/2007)

  • Posted on: 6 November 2007
  • By: Bryan Schaaf

Auctions can be an excellent way for small organizations to raise seed money with which to start pilot programs.  Sometimes these new programs will work, and can be expanded.  Other times, the decision will be made to discontinue but it will still have been an important learning experience for the organization.