Archive for the ‘Guest Bloggers’ Category

July 14th, 2016 - 10:00 am § in Guest Bloggers

Are NGOs missing the impact forest?

Impact truth lies in messy micro-nuances that determine whether target populations "vote" for interventions with their feet or wallets, argues guest blogger Michael Buckler of VillageX.[...]

July 11th, 2016 - 2:00 pm § in Guest Bloggers

#LintonLies, #WinklerWoes and the “seductive nature of white noise”

A review of a cautionary memoir of a young Australian woman’s tumultuous mission to save orphans in Cambodia.[...]

August 4th, 2015 - 8:03 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

When an international NGO plans its obsolescence

How and why EveryChild prepares to hand over its assets to a global alliance of national civil society organizations.[...]

May 30th, 2015 - 3:10 pm § in Guest Bloggers

Good intentions and mixed results: Two sides of ‘voluntourism’

Is the integration of the voluntourism industry with wider development efforts is worth pursuing? [...]

February 28th, 2015 - 8:00 am § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

Brainwashed by the Do-Gooder Industrial Complex

"The Do-Gooder-Industrial-Complex likes to say 'You can make a difference over spring break.' We like to say that making a difference is an internal political process that is years in the making." A guest post by Shawn Humphrey[...]

February 27th, 2015 - 7:02 am § in Guest Bloggers, Poetry Pause

Friday’s Poetic Pause: Street Worker’s Friday feature! Sharing "Street Worker" by Anthony Persaud. [...]