Over a decade of working in emergency relief in nine countries left me discouraged, hopeless and cynical. I had seen the effects of war, managed crises and experienced abuses of power.
As humanitarian aid organisations prepare and brace for the rains in Bangladesh, we encourage organisations, in what is already a stressful time, to make time to prepare staff and to be ready to respond to stre
Following the #metoo, and subsequent #aidtoo campaign and sexual exploitation abuse within NGO’s, there is pressure on organisations, and the sector as whole, to do better.
I recently visited Nyungwe National Park in Rwanda, one of the continent’s most ancient montane rainforests. As you enter the forest from the surrounding tea fields, its acoustics and grandeur are arresting.
We are excited to be recruiting for a Staff Health Advisor.
I am still inspired by my first boss, Jenny. One thing that I remember about her was that she made tea most mornings for our departmental cleaning lady, Vicky.
Ted Lankester is one of the founding members of Thrive Worldwide as well as the Co-founder of Arukah Network.
Organisational wide discussions around “duty of care” have gained prominence in the recent years and are increasingly becoming part of regular discourse in the humanitarian and non-profit sector.
The first I knew about Geoff was when I was called to the Himalayan hospital, near where I was living. I found a man desperately short of breath and failing to respond to any treatment. His friends filled me in.