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Helping Principles and Practice Among the Poor in Southern Africa: The Potential and Promise of Horizontal Philanthropy for a Reorientation of Concepts and Practice

by Alan Fowler; Susan Wilkinson-Maposa

Jan 1, 2008
Based on demonstration cases conducted in 2006-2008, this paper described the origins, methodology and findings of the application of a horizontal philanthropy or philanthropy of community (PoC) lens to community grantmaking in southern Africa. It examines how PoC can be applied to deepen practice exploring its possibilities and limits. Preliminary theoretical perspectives for third sector performance are also suggested.

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