Can INGOs harness the energy currently focused on demonstrating “results” to instead focus on the priorities of those their mission ultimately serves? Jennifer Lentfer of how-matters.org argues that it’s time for aid workers to focus their roles o...▶
Are we overlooking the capacity of local NGOs? Jennifer Lentfer of how-matters.org argues that rather than being the lowest common denominator of international assistance, local indigenous organizations should be regarded as the fundamental unit o...▶
Jennifer Lentfer is the founder of www.how-matters.org, a blogsite aimed at raising the level of human dignity within international aid. She has worked with over 300
grassroots organizations in east and southern Africa over the past decade. Having served with various international organizations in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, and
the U.S., today she works to advance the efforts of aid workers, grantmakers, and social entrepreneurs that make international aid more locally responsive.