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Good Intentions: The Dilemma of Outside-In Help for Inside-Out Change

Philanthropic interventions into poor communities can build on or bypass community assets. Bypassing them can shortcut community sustainability. What should philanthropy consider? The author examines "a fundamental conundrum built into the helping relationship that confounds so many well-meaning attempts to be effective in both the aid business and the philanthropic sector."

Categories: Bibliography, Learning
Author: Ellerman, David
Published Date: September, 2006