Annual Failure Report

I love it. Along with the expected annual report, Engineers Without Borders used to post their annual Failure Reports. They were full of things that didn’t work. Fun reading. It looks like they don’t do that anymore, but there is a website where all kinds of organizations can post their failure reports.

Graph of actual vs dream

Used with permission.

When we share our tough times and what we learned from them, we all learn a bit more and our donors appreciate our confession of being part of the same fallible humanity as they are.


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