At its core, humanitarian work is about people connecting, through day-to-day interactions that transform our world. Enjoy and learn from these stories, and add your own voice to the chorus.
Operation Smile in Madagascar launched a feeding program to help make sure that children with cleft are a healthy enough weight to undergo surgery. In addition providing nutritional counseling for the families of patients, the program offers a 6-week supply of MANA peanut paste — a nutritional supplement for underweight children.
In Bangladesh, Hilton Prize Coalition Fellow with BRAC USA Hrithik Bansal visits one of BRAC's programs with an eye towards developing a strategy to meet the changing aspirations of beneficiaries as their living standards improve.
By amplifying the voices and good work of Laureate organization in Nepal the roots of collaboration were planted. Read more about the creation of the Leading Thoughts Series.
Land mines also factor into this "Leading Thoughts" clip of Jeff Meer, ED of Humanity & Inclusion (fka Handicap International). "What's in a Name?"
BLOG: In 2017, the Coalition's three signature programs created the opportunity for more collaboration and impact in the humanitarian space.
The next generation of global leaders is critical to the success of sustainable development. Learn more from this guest blog by PATH's director of strategic initiatives, Katharine Kreis.
“You will most likely think and operate differently, so instead of trying to fit into each other’s way of operating, learn about your differences and leverage what you have.” -Meredith Fabian-Ludke, Covenant House Read more
Leaders of 16 Laureate organizations convened in LA last week to work on the next collaborative models that will transform the sector. Read about it here.
This pilot production of the Hilton Prize Coalition Storytelling Program captures stories told by Laureate staff working on the ground in Nepal before, during and after the great earthquake of 2015.
Laurie Adams, CEO; Women for Women International "Local Trends: Challenge or Opportunity?"
BLOG: "The sense of crisis may be fading from world headlines, but with thousands of adults and children desperately yearning for safety and an end to their journey, the mantle of responsibility for their care will continue to fall on the shoulders of international NGOs."- Steve Connors
Marcie Roth, CEO of PiDS, kicks off National Preparedness Month with a blog about Disability Inclusion in Climate-Related Disaster Preparation. #HPCStorytelling