Behind ToGETHER: A New Interview and In-Depth Article
Read the full article and interview from deutschland.de and dive into the voices of the people shaping ToGETHER’s impact
Curious about the driving force behind the ToGETHER program, which is reshaping humanitarian assistance in eight countries? Do you want to gain an insider’s view of the incredible people steering the ship and changing the humanitarian system? Listen to our partners experiences, insights, and the incredible progress we’ve achieved together and read the interview with Maren Rahlf, Program Coordination of ToGETHER, to dive deep into the thoughts, strategies, and aspirations that have been shaping the program.
The heart of ToGETHER lies in its commitment to empowering local organizations that, deeply rooted within the affected communities, possess valuable contextual knowledge and understand better their needs. Learn how we’re shifting power dynamics, making humanitarian responses faster and more efficient, and championing the principle of “Nothing about us without us.” Discover our approach, from capacity building and lobbying to flexible funding mechanisms and collaborative decision-making, aimed at strengthening civil society as a whole.
Hear directly from representatives from Colombia, Indonesia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Pakistan, testifying about the transformative nature of ToGETHER. These local partners highlight how the initiative has led to improved emergency responses, strengthened project management, and enhanced networking opportunities. The success stories underscore the vital role of local organizations in humanitarian assistance and their potential to drive meaningful change when empowered and supported.
By fostering international partnerships, encouraging knowledge exchange, and involving local partners in decision-making at various levels, ToGETHER exemplifies the potential of collaborative efforts in building a more effective and responsive humanitarian assistance ecosystem.
Check out what our partners say on the influence of the ToGETHER program on their work: