Development Studies Internet Resources

Prof. William A. Joseph | Department of Political Science | Wellesley College



Development News (RSS)

Alphabetical Listing of Sites

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Religious Organizations

Islamic Development Bank

    • The purpose of the Bank is to foster the economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities individually as well as jointly in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah i.e., Islamic Law.

IsraAid: The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid

    • IsraAID is a coordinating body of Israeli and Jewish NGOs (non governmental organizations) and other interested parties based in Israel that are active in development and relief work and concerned about global issues ("Tikkun Olam").


    • The purpose of the Poverty Program is two-fold: first to educate, publicize social and moral issues and events that impact poverty here at home and in the world; and second, a web site for use by service organizations to list their services and their volunteer needs.

World Vision

    • World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We serve close to 100 million people in nearly 100 countries around the world. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people.

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