How to Support Rebuilding and Development in Post-Pandemic Times

The COVID-19 crisis has caused an intense shift in humanitarian response. As many programs were suspended and workers were sent home/unable to be on site, the way the world faced humanitarian problems fundamentally changed. Rebuilding communities and rebuilding NGO operations has changed due to the pandemic, and it will not be the same post-pandemic as it was before. There are several key factors that have been singled out as significantly changing post-pandemic: Funding Funding for

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Supporting Covid Efforts in India

Knowing when, how, and who to donate to can be a confusing process to navigate. Profugo has put together this list of trusted organizations that support Covid relief in India. Each link goes to the organization’s main website, from which details about their efforts and donation portals can be found. Most of these organizations work all over the world while some focus on India only. Medical Direct Relief has been providing aid right to the

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5 Podcast Recommendations about International Development

1. Center for International Development – Harvard The Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University “is a university-wide center that works to advance the understanding of development challenges and offer viable solutions to problems of global poverty”. Given the incredible reputation of the university and the speakers they feature, it is a reliable source for current, cutting-edge research in the field of international development. Each episode, a current student in the CID program interviews

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Modern Monetary Theory & Developing Economies

“Free money” – a phrase that appeared in bold on the cover page of the July 25th, 2020 edition of The Economist magazine. Such a statement feels counterintuitive. The whole idea of “free money” goes against the old adage we learn as children – that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” However, responses by central banks to the recent Covid-19 pandemic indicate that sometimes, and in rare occasions, money does indeed grow on trees (well, not

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Field Update

The beginning of the New Year marked a time of innovation for Profugo. We intentionally organized and mobilized our community members, sowing the seeds that we hope will germinate into enduring opportunities for our community members to be owners and leaders in improving their quality of life. Notably, we began the registration process of starting our Profugo Real Toxin Free Farm Products and Farmer Producer Company (FPC) with a founding shareholder class of ten empowered

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