It’s not always been an easy shift, but as part of a multi-year strategy, Save the Children U.K. has placed partnerships — particularly those with the private sector — front and center.
The shift came after an acknowledgement that “no one actor can solve today’s development challenges,” Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi, Save the Children U.K.’s director of program policy and quality, said in a video interview with Devex Impact.
As part of the strategy, the organization began to ask its private sector partners to do more than just write a check.
Watch the above clip for more insights from Owusu-Gyamfi, including how Save the Children U.K. pushed its private sector partners to look at where their core business could contribute to helping fight poverty.
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