Chris Croft's Personal Blog

August 22, 2013

Charities – project or process?

Filed under: News and Politics — chriscroft @ 9:37 pm

Why are children still starving in Africa, after all the money we’ve sent?? Ideally charities would make a difference, rather than be self-perpetuating organisations.

So to find out whether your Charity is a project or a process, ask them these:

1 – When is the project that I am contributing to due to end?
2 – When it ends, how will you measure its level of success?
3 – How will you communicate this success (or not) to me?

No decent answers to these? – No money from me!

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2 Comments »

  1. Love it.

    Comment by Martin Herrington — August 22, 2013 @ 11:40 pm

  2. In fact, why not go up to “chugger” whilst they are speaking to another member of the community, and ask them the questions then? After all, it will only take a few minutes….

    Comment by magpieschest — August 23, 2013 @ 5:06 pm


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