Grassroots activists and organizations led by people in the Global South are already creating the future we can’t yet see.
People in the Global North are being re-awakened to their rebel selves. Now can we apply this in the global development sector?
Do “we” need to help “them” understand the political and economic systems that have marginalized them?
There is a growing number of small NGOs and foundations specializing in offering direct funding to grassroots leaders. And 20+ of them have come together to write a book!
Welcome to the uncomfortable, yet hopeful conversation inside my head.
What’s the difference between approaches to global development versus global solidarity?
Being part of a community means mutual obligations (and joys)!
Here’s to the ones who ask “why” openly in meetings because they just can’t tolerate the façade of “doing good.”
Excerpt from Trocaire’s report, Leading Edge 2020: Critical Thinking on the Future of International Development.
I am a poet, now loud and proud. Sharing a selection of my unpublished poems that may ring familiar in aid workers’ souls.