Posts Tagged ‘education’

August 5th, 2011 - 6:40 am § in Uncategorized

Behind the Barricades, There Is Happiness

Richard Moore, founder of Children in Crossfire in Derry, Ireland, discusses the figurative blind spots for many people as they become involved in aid work. Richard, who was literally blinded by a British soldier at the age of 10, also discusses the value of community and the power of vulnerability.[...]

July 28th, 2010 - 2:34 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

A Heartbreaker

Yes, the paradigm of development can break our hearts. But everyday, we have a choice. Will we slump into the system? Or will we challenge the parts of it that prevent us from feeling and exhibiting compassion?[...]

June 28th, 2010 - 6:02 pm § in Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

A Question Resonates

Answers to: “If you personally could do one thing to change "the system" of foreign aid and development assistance, what would you do?” The number and diversity of responses has been overwhelming...and it keeps coming.[...]