Source of Funding: Public as they can be international charities. Some NGOs receive government funding. 

Key Players in Development

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  • NGOs
    • Source of Funding: Public as they can be international charities. Some NGOs receive government funding.
    • Criticism: NGOs rely on funding which can be unreliable. Some NGOs are founded on particular religious principles e.g. Christian Aid.
    • Examples: -Water Aid (Ethiopia), Oxfam, Farm Africa (North Tanzania in Babati), Action Aid (in Barloyo, Uganda, Action Aid helped my contributing items to improve farm output and efficiency e.g. ox ploughs, hand hoes and high-yield seeds.
    • Benefits: Provide 'Bottom Up' strategies which take into account the needs of locals - helping them directly.  More successful track record than other attempts at promoting development as they are targeted carefully + impact of the projects is carefully monitored. They work with local people to sustain development in the long term.
    • Seek to improve economic and social development in poor countries + raise awareness of concerns and give aid and practical assistance to developing countries.
  • Examples: -Water Aid (Ethiopia), Oxfam, Farm Africa (North Tanzania in Babati), Action Aid (in Barloyo, Uganda, Action Aid helped my contributing items to improve farm output and efficiency e.g. ox ploughs, hand hoes and high-yield seeds.
  • Benefits: Provide 'Bottom Up' strategies which take into account the needs of locals - helping them directly.  More successful track record than other attempts at promoting development as they are targeted carefully + impact of the projects is carefully monitored. They work with local people to sustain development in the long term.

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