Archive for October, 2011
Monday, October 31st, 2011
As part of this website’s aid debates section, I’m tracking blog posts discussing population growth and the birth of the 7 billionth person on Earth. This post will be regularly updated with the latest posts on top.
Friday, October 28th, 2011
I’ve long felt that poverty is political as much as anything else. It seems I’m not the only person to come to that conclusion. In a recent blog post, Making Aid More Effective, Dochas summarizes points from the
Thursday, October 20th, 2011
I’m now in Oregon and slowly getting back in the swing of things. Below are a few links that I’ve found interesting since I returned.
New Podcast Series: Voices from the Inside – Blood and Milk
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
I’m back from Yellowstone and preparing for my move to Portland, Oregon this weekend. During the week I’ve been in Salt Lake I’ve not only been packing but I’ve also been slowly getting back into the aid world. I led…
Friday, October 7th, 2011
This is the final post in my Guidelines for Volunteering Overseas series. I’m back from hiatus and will start blogging again soon.
Manage your expectations
Although volunteering overseas can be a life-changing experience, it’s also one of the
Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Examine your motivations
The debate over voluntourism seems to be coalescing around