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Dealing with corruption in your NGO
NGOs are no more immune to corruption than companies in other sectors but for development organisations it can be especially harmful and have a knock-on effect on reputation, funding and donations.
It's a significant issue; an estimated $17.1bn (£10bn) was spent on humanitarian work in 2011 and without proper strategies in place, accountability can be difficult. Corruption, which includes nepotism, bribery, fraud, kick-backs and double funding, can divert resources, feed conflict and increase basic costs of services for the poor – undermining the very work of NGOs.
Read the full Guardian article here.