Categorie - Local fundraising & Claim-making in practice

In this second week of the Change the Game debate we examine how local fundraising and claim-making work in practice. What does the fundraising market look like in emerging economies such as Kenya, South-Afrika, India and Brazil? Is the emerging middle class even interested in development cooperation and would they be willing to contribute? What is already happening in terms of claim-making? To answer the above mentioned questions several local experts will share their experiences and reflect on the opportunities and challenges in really ‘ Changing the Game’.

 

Raising funds for a new South-Africa

This week we explore the concepts of local fundraising and claim-making in South-Africa. Research has shown that South-Africans from different classes of society are willing to help their fellow South-Africans. Vice Versa interviewed three experts on their experiences of local fundraising and claim-making in practice.

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Local fundraising and claim-making in Kenya

In this second week of the Change the Game debate we examine how local fundraising and claim-making work in practice. We start with Kenya. Late last year the Kenyan Parliament put forward a law that would prohibit local NGOs to receive more than 15 percent of their funding from abroad. The bill was rejected, but it served as a wake-up call for Kenyan civil society: it is time to strengthen the support from its own citizens. But is the emerging Kenyan middle class even interested in development cooperation and would they be willing to contribute?

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