This and other lessons learned when traveling abroad as an international do-gooder
It was hard not to yell back at the red-t-shirted young people, “It’s not that simple!”, but who wants be a downer to their enthusiasm?
More people should hear about the effectiveness and sustainability of community-led development. Helping IIRR get to the TEDx conference in Chicago in 2013 to share this “idea worth spreading.”
My storify-ed livetweets from panel discussion on foreign policy & humanitarian aid efforts in Uganda & the Congo in response to the international media attention garnered by Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 campaign. With Maurice Carney of Friends of the Congo, Milton Allimadi of Black Star News, and Nicole C. Lee of TransAfrica Forum.
@InnovateAfrica & I host a live chat to reflect more the issues that came up from our posts on #StopKony.
In celebration of International Women’s Day! Grassroots organizations, as powerful actors that are finding and reaching marginalized girls and unlocking their potential, are reaching a demographic of extremely vulnerable and hard-to-reach girls through homegrown, targeted, and context-specific strategies.