SONATAnotes – NGOs & Nonprofits
Insights on learning best practices and trends for NGOs and nonprofits.
For many NGOs, the standard training model is to fly people across continents and oceans to attend in-person workshops, but is this approach sustainable? And what are the alternatives?
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Sonata Notes: How Better Anti-Harassment Training Helps NGOs Avoid Scandal and Promote Gender Equality
The NGOs sector has been embarrassed by multiple news stories regarding sexual misconduct and harassment. What can NGOs do to foster a culture where these things are less likely to happen?
More than ever, donors are taking a businesslike view of humanitarian work. Can nonprofits benefit from private sector style management training?
Sonata Notes: As NGOs Promote Life-Improving Technologies, Better Training and Support can Help them Spread Faster
From HIV self-testing to solar electrification and water filtration, NGOs are driving the introduction of life-saving technologies. However, many of these technologies are only useful in the hands of an adequately trained individual. How can NGOs ensure an adequate degree of readily accessible training and user support?
How learning can address power imbalances between headquarters and the "global south".