SOCIAL IMPACT ORGANIZATIONS: THE CONSTANT JUGGLE BETWEEN SOCIAL IMPACT AND FINANCIAL VIABILITY

Most of the social development programmes such as poverty alleviation interventions require long gestation periods to reap intended outcomes. However, donors may not express patience required putting undue pressure on the programme teams to deliver and show impact within these short timelines. Donors often emphasise on economic returns over social impact. Many donors equate the size of an organization to its success.