Being a global citizen is an ethos. It's a way of consciously living with knowledge of the global community at the front of your mind. Global citizenship provides a social action platform for the generations that wants to solve the world's biggest development challenges. You can learn about issues, take action on matters and join with a community who are inviting positive change through decisions in their everyday lives.
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Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) is the coordinating body for non-government overseas aid and international development agencies in Australia and AVI is a Full ACFID Member. If you want to understand the intricacies of the development sector in the Australia then this is the place to start.
WhyDev is an online think tank 'dedicated to getting development right'. WhyDev.org offers you the chance to submit blog piece, attend events and their weekly podcast and online eNewsletter will deliver a weekly dose of development theory and debate.
Devpolicy Blog is a creation of The Development Policy Centre (Devpolicy) - a think tank that examines and researches aid and development policy and practice in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Thought provoking articles and an array of research is available to start your reading.
Devex is a media platform for the global development community. As a social enterprise, it connects and informs development, health, humanitarian, and sustainability professionals through news, business intelligence, funding and career opportunities.
Working with Myanmar artisans, disadvantaged groups and small local businesses, Hla Day faciliate the design, development and sale of quality handmade products with a contemporary twist. Visit Hla Day's shop
The Learning Farm (TLF) was established in 2005 by the Boston-based World Education, a not-for-profit founded to address the lack of skills, opportunities, and hope amongst vulnerable youth. TLF sell an array of farm produced vegetables, dry goods and handicrafts available at TLF online shop.
AfricAid supports girls’ education in Africa in order to provide young women with the opportunity to transform their own lives and the futures of their communities. Support their work by buying a gift at the AfricaAid shop.
With a passion for excellence and respect for the earth, the remarkable women of Tintsaba create beautiful handmade products centered around the use of Sisal, a sustainable natural weed that grows wild in Swaziland. Visit the Tintsaba store
Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Fiji brings people together to build homes, communities and hope to reduce the poverty deficit in Fiji. Support their work at the HFH online store.