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Posts Tagged ‘aid workers’

August 17th, 2014 - 2:56 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

4 ways to survive (and enjoy!) your next leave

A seasoned aid worker shares his insights on how make peace with “home.” [...]

March 21st, 2014 - 8:46 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Your organisation isn’t going to help you. Help yourself.

"We...expect our pound of flesh. But rather than give aid workers the tools to do the job that is needed, we treat them with suspicion that they are incapable or weak when they need help." A guest post by Weh Yeoh.[...]

March 3rd, 2014 - 10:17 am § in Guest Bloggers

Exploring the tension between theory and practice in community development

Guest blogger Koissaba B.R. Ole writes that while researchers grapple with theories and frameworks to explain the causes of communities' challenges, development practitioners are right at the midst of them.[...]

February 27th, 2014 - 8:06 am § in Guest Bloggers, Uncategorized

Is the aid architecture crushing young aid workers?

If you could write a letter that would help thousands of other aid workers, what would you say?[...]