Presence: “Why Being Here Matters”

September 2008 | The Listening Project

Suggested Citation: The Listening Project. Presence: “Why Being Here Matters.” Cambridge, MA: CDA Collaborative Learning Projects, 2008.

People across many different contexts tell us that they would like to see those who are funding and implementing international assistance efforts in their communities more often.

A call for shortening the distance between recipient communities, aid providers and donors was heard in many areas where both emergency aid and development assistance were provided.