Development Blog

One of the biggest challenges in achieving programme quality is to link Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) systems to project management practices. Here are some proven ways to achieve this at project design, baseline, implementation and endline stages. Read more...
A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India A meeting with the target group of a climate change adaptation project in Chhattisgarh, India
As the international community gathers for the London Somalia Conference, the role of women in determining the country’s future is high on the agenda. So what are Somali women saying about women’s political participation in their country? Read more...
Deqa Salad, founder of the Hear Women Organisation Deqa Salad, founder of the Hear Women Organisation
Four years have passed since Rana Plaza collapsed, but are workers any safer? The short answer is yes, but there is still a lot of work to do to make sure their working conditions are truly safe and to ensure… Read more...
Fiedowshi works in the inspection section at a garment factory in Bangladesh Fiedowshi works in the inspection section at a garment factory in Bangladesh
The number of women in the world who still lack access to formal financial services stands at 1 billion. While this figure is going down, the discrimination that women face compared to men, in terms of their access to and… Read more...
A woman member of a savings group in Kenya A woman member of a savings group in Kenya
By choosing to spend two minutes reading this article, you stand with the many millions of others around the world who are choosing not just to ‘make a difference’ for women’s economic empowerment, but who are choosing, in fact, to… Read more...
Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org Maria Daffodil Arrante expanded her market stall business in the Philippines with a loan from Lendwithcare.org
Women in Bangladesh used solidarity to increase wages and get more food at home. Find out how. Read more...
A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE A smallholder farmers’ group in Bangladesh set up by CARE