Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots
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From the Back Cover'This masterful volume is remarkable in its scope and depth. Emphasizing the shortcomings of many traditional efforts and recommending innovative grass-roots approaches that promise high impact, it offers excellent guidance for anyone involved in foreign assistance or international development.' –Jo Boyden, University of Oxford, UK‘Invisible Children provides a passionate, comprehensive and well-researched overview of community-based organizations and the vital contribution they make toward the wellbeing of the most vulnera
Nitze School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, USA, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. She founded and led for 18 years The Global Fund for Children that invests in innovative community based organizations serving the most vulnerable young people in the world.Gregory A. Maya Ajmera is currently President and CEO of the Society for Science & the Public, and Publisher of Science News. F
Amazon Customer said A very thoughtful and insightful treatment of a very complex. A very thoughtful and insightful treatment of a very complex and daunting subject matter.
Maya Ajmera and Greg Fields provide the architecture of a new perspective on the global agenda for children, based on a new global web of relationships stemming from the community level. Arguing that the existing global agenda for children has failed, this book reimagines how society can support the world’s most vulnerable children. In doing so, Invisible Children identifies and gives voice to the millions of children globally living on society’s margins, while showing a way forward as to how we can best invest in children.