Common aid problems
Friday, August 5th, 2011
While I’m on hiatus this summer, I’m reposting past articles that readers may have missed.
If you don’t read any of the rest of the articles in the Media’s Impact on Aid collection, I urge you to
Thursday, July 7th, 2011
While I’m on “sabbatical” I’m reposting previous articles that readers may have missed.
From the Kenyan newspaper the Daily Nation:
Thursday, June 9th, 2011
While I’m on “sabbatical” I’m reposting some of my previous posts that readers may have missed.
“Hit the ground running”
As a Crisis Corps Volunteer (part of the US Peace Corps) I was sent back to Thailand to
Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
There have been a lot of high profile disasters over the past few years, and each disaster brings home the point that the way we fund disasters does not work well. And after each of these disasters, a reporter will…
Monday, March 7th, 2011
This video was produced by DEC (the Disaster Emergency Committee) and is based on the findings from their recent study Urban Disasters – Lessons from Haiti.
(if the video does not appear, click on the title of the…
Friday, March 4th, 2011
“A more useful way to consider human progress is to…
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
I was very happy to see this blog post from charity: water talking about the need for maintenance.
“Four years ago, the accepted average lifespan of many of our water technologies was 20 years. Since then,…
Monday, February 7th, 2011
I recently saw a segment on my local TV news discussing an upcoming Hacking Poverty event to create apps for development. It was a two-day event taking place about an hour from where I live. I wrote for more information…
Friday, January 28th, 2011
There’s a development lesson in here. And it’s a fun idea.
(The video will show up if you click on the blog post itself.)