We are recruiting the next facilitators of change within organisations!

Well Grounded is launching an Internship programme: our training programme on Organisation Development. We are recruiting eight motivated people, who will become the new facilitators of change within organisations. We are looking for exceptional people who want to understand what makes an organisation effective and who want to share that with civil society organisations (CSOs)


We are looking for a consultant to develop an integrated M&E system

The objective of this consultancy is to provide analysis and advice to support the WG team in the development of an organisation-wide M&E approach and system, including an integrated set of indicators, milestones and tools. The specific objectives are as follows: ● To do an audit of the existing M&E indicators, milestones, tools and processes


Do you work for one of our clients? Apply to our leadership programme!

From its inception in 2010, Well Grounded has been working with African CSOs on a wide variety of issues relating to organizational development. One of the main learning of this collaboration has been the realisation that leadership is one of the major challenges for CSOs. The positive or negative effects of leadership are felt at


Consultancy opportunity: Study on Alternative Financing Models for African CSOs

Together with our partner Maliasili, we are looking for a consultant, or team of consultants, to carry out a study on financing models for african civil society organisations working in natural resource management & conservation. Most of our clients currently rely on a limited suite of externally-sourced funding, such as project grants obtained through calls


Consultancy opportunity: Conflict transformation and Negotiation Programme

In an effort to support our clients to address issues of conflict, WG seeks to integrate conflict transformation and negotiation into its organisation development (OD) support to CSOs so that they are able to better manage existing or potential conflicts in their working environments. The consultant will support the WG team to gain a better


Consultancy opportunity: Final Project Evaluation

Well Grounded is looking for a consultant, or team of consultants, to carry out an evaluation of the 2-year project “Strengthening collective participation of civil society in forest policy and legal reform processes in the Republic of Congo” funded by the Waterloo Foundation. The evaluation should take place between August and the end of September


Congolese Environmental Activist Wins Alexander Soros Award

Alphonse Muhindo Valivambene, General Secretary of the Congolese environmental network Réseau pour la Conservation et la Réhabilitation des Écosystèmes Forestiers (Réseau CREF) was recently awarded the Alexander Soros Annual Award for Activism for risking his life to protect the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Virunga National Park. Réseau CREF is a non-profit organisation that was


Congolese Human Rights Organisation Wins Prize from French Government

The Observatoire Congolais des Droits de l´Homme (OCDH) has recently been named as one of 5 organisations from around the world to receive the 2015 Human Rights Prize from the French Republic (France), for their project that promotes respect for the rights of local and indigenous communities in the Republic of Congo affected by natural


Congolese Indigenous People’s Network Wins Prestigious International Prize

The Dynamique des Groupes des Peuples Autochtones (DGPA) has recently been declared one of the 21 organisations to receive the 2015 Equator Prize, awarded to outstanding organisations and initiatives that are advancing innovative solutions for people, nature and resilient communities with a particular emphasis on indigenous peoples. The DGPA is a national network from the


New report published: Strengthening African civil society organisations for improved natural resource governance and conservation

This report, co-authored by Well Grounded and Maliasili Initiatives, explores the major organisational challenges and issues facing African civil society organisations (CSOs) working in the natural resource and conservation fields, as well as current practices and trends in funding and external capacity support. The report recommends five ways international donors and NGOs can change the