Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Swedish NGO ventures into commercial aid market

As the Swedish government continues to freeze Sida funding for NGOs, the Swedish umbrella organisation Forum Syd has ventured into the commercial aid market in search of other possible sources of income.

The NGO's first try at bidding for a commercial tender was a false start, but Petra Pettersson at Forum Syd says they learned valuable lessons for the future.

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