development work - updates

Rappler's latest stories on development work


The art and science of ‘hugot’

Oct 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM

For a program to work, and for change to really stick, it never hurts for people working in development to pause and look up from the program framework, do a deep dive in the communities they are working in, and dig deep to unearth the insights that drive behavior

Why development work is more than just the numbers

Jul 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Development and aid workers should realize that in our effort to provide solutions to poverty we always give face to these numbers

Being a mother goes beyond bearing children

May 13, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Though without a child of her own Elinor Umali is a mother to countless children

MOTHERHOOD. Even if she never had a child, Erlinor Umali feels she's a mother to the children she helps as a development worker.

From The Hague to Manila: How change begins

Jun 11, 2016 - 5:26 PM

How does change really happen? What does change really mean?

NEW ADMINISTRATION.  In a campaign period where the narrative of change dominates over the messages of continuity and stability, it begs this question: how does change really happen?

Abusive work conditions persist despite gains – UN report

Jan 18, 2016 - 3:59 PM

The 2015 Human Development Report highlights the unequal benefits of progress in work and human development

IMPROVEMENTS? As more people benefit from progress, many people are not only left behind, but also subjected to the abuses carried over from the past

Finding your middle ground in the quest for relevance

Jul 14, 2014 - 6:00 AM

Making a career choice is never easy Though there are trade offs look to find the middle ground that makes you happy in whatever you do