(The Humanitarian Social Network)
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I am starting a new site for interns in development called (imaginatively) Development Intern. The site is under construction at the moment but there is a semi-functioning Twitter account if you are curious about following progress.
Below is the About page for the site which I hope outlines what I'm trying to do (NB: those first three links won't work, they're categories for posts).
Development Intern is a…
I'm writing an article for a competition for The Times (London) and I'm looking for some quotes from real-life humanitarian workers. The article is on the theme of voluntourism (their topic, not mine) and I'm making the point that the typically vilified gap-year project exhibits failings that are widely applicable across the sector.
Does anyone have a good story or four they wouldn't mind being quoted on? No need to name and shame, it just seems that everyone has stories of poorly…Continue
Orignally posted on UpLook.
Just some things I wish I'd been told before my first trip to live and work overseas. Obviously, it's fun to experience things and make your own mistakes, learning how not to be completely ripped off during every single monetary interaction is a particular joy that shouldn't be denied by something as silly as…Continue