Jennifer Lentfer
  • Washington, DC
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share Twitter

Jennifer Lentfer's Friends

  • Nuran Topal Asilbay
  • chad
  • Erberto Zani
  • Irene Daskalakis
  • Stephanie Steels
  • ronald otowa
  • Prince Devendra K Choudhary
  • Upendra Deglurkar
  • Dr. Santhanam Srinivasan
  • Adewole Taiwo
  • Jennifer Regoli
  • GOPI KANTA GHOSH
  • Natalie
  • Kalele
  • lalit

Jennifer Lentfer's Groups

RSS

Loading… Loading feed

 

Jennifer Lentfer's Page

Latest Activity

Marcus Westling liked Jennifer Lentfer's blog post “Create” nothing: A new social good mantra
Dec 2, 2013
Brad Ewing liked Jennifer Lentfer's blog post “Create” nothing: A new social good mantra
Dec 2, 2013
Development Crossing liked Jennifer Lentfer's blog post “Create” nothing: A new social good mantra
Dec 2, 2013
A blog post by Jennifer Lentfer was featured

“Create” nothing: A new social good mantra

Aid workers and development practitioners, how many times have you seen a paragraph like this in a proposal?“Community Mobilization: To ensure communities are… community management committees (CMCs) will be formed. Based on accepted cultural practice, CMCs will be chosen by the community members themselves with strong encouragement on establishing a gender-balanced CMC. The CMC will represent the community and be responsible for ensuring effective community participation. Training events will…See More
Dec 2, 2013

Profile Information

What is your Interest?
Sustainable Development
Represent:
Individual
Name of Company / Organization:
www.how-matters.org
What is your current job title / department?
Writer/Consultant
Seniority Level
Director-Level
Department
Other
What would you most like to get out of this network?
Networking, Share Best Practices, Potential Partners
What knowledge, skills and experience do you have that you would be happy for people to contact you over?
Jennifer Lentfer has worked with over 300 grassroots organizations in east and southern Africa over the past decade, focusing on organizational development and learning. Currently, she is the creator/editor of www.how-matters.org, a blogsite aimed at raising the level of human dignity within development assistance and putting real resources behind local means of overcoming obstacles.
Website
http://www.how-matters.org

Jennifer Lentfer's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Jennifer Lentfer's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Jennifer Lentfer's Blog

“Create” nothing: A new social good mantra

Posted on November 25, 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Aid workers and development practitioners, how many times have you seen a paragraph like this in a proposal?

“Community Mobilization: To ensure communities are… community management committees (CMCs) will be formed. Based on accepted cultural practice, CMCs will be chosen by the community members themselves with strong encouragement on establishing a gender-balanced CMC. The CMC will represent the community and be responsible for ensuring effective community…

Continue

Moving day: An aid analogy

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 7:30am 0 Comments

What does it feel like to be a citizen on the receiving end of international aid? Here’s an analogy to try to help do-gooders understand:

Let’s say you’re moving across town. You have to be out of your old apartment by 5pm that day. You’ve got the boxes already packed and the moving van rented. All you need is some muscle to help you move the heavy stuff. You ask your friend to come over early. The plan is to…

Continue

From one Cornhusker to another: Peter Buffett, philanthropy, and how we can frame the dialogue

Posted on August 1, 2013 at 9:05am 0 Comments

Dear Mr. Buffett,

The charitable industrial-complex, philanthropic colonialism, conscience laundering and inequality – these are topics a fellow Nebraskan like me wants to have more conversations about. So that’s why I was glad to read your New York Times op-ed this weekend, the …

Continue

Time to listen? Time to address our personal barriers

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 10:42am 0 Comments

When Time to Listen: Hearing people on the receiving end of international aid came out earlier this year, I was excited to see how many organizations, including my own, were interacting with the multi-year study and its authors. (See previous how-matters.org…

Continue

Comment Wall

  • No comments yet!

You need to be a member of Development Crossing to add comments!

Join Development Crossing

 
 
 

© 2014   Created by Development Crossing.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service