Alleviating Poverty for Nicaraguan Immigrants: Performance of NGOs in La Carpio, Costa Rica
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This present study aimed to examine two NGOs in La Carpio, Costa Rica, Costa Rican Humanitarian Foundation (CRHF) and Christ for the City (CFC), in terms of their performance across the following three factors: 1). clear goal-setting and showing persistence to achieve those goals; 2). effectively using horizontal and vertical linkages; and 3). effectively using beneficiaries in the planning and implementation of projects, and adapting to the beneficiaries’ needs. The researcher assessed how the organizations are performing in terms of these factors by conducting 18-question-long interviews on staff members at their respective NGOs. Through interviewing three staff members at each organization, the researcher found that both NGOs are performing well in terms of the first and third factors. However, both NGOs could take more action to improve their performance in terms the second factor. It may be inferred that other NGOs in La Carpio are
DescriptionAlleviating Poverty for Nicaraguan Immigrants: Performance of NGOs in La Carpio, Costa Rica
DepartmentPublic Policy Studies
CitationZhang, Tony (2010). Alleviating Poverty for Nicaraguan Immigrants: Performance of NGOs in La Carpio, Costa Rica. Honors thesis, Duke University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10161/3182.
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