Categories for Aid recipient concerns
But Then, What Do We Do With All of Our Discarded Stuff?“The process of assessing how you feel about the things you own, identifying those that have fulfilled their purpose, expressing... View Article
Why I Donate Cash“What is altruism without effort?” As a researcher at USAID CIDI, I have spent a great deal of my time... View Article
Giving Just Because“Just because you didn’t receive a tax write off, recognition from a local organization, or a thank you card doesn’t... View Article
When are aid ceremonies appropriate?If I understand correctly, three times a year donors travel to the reservation for a traditional Navajo ceremony. During this ceremony the donations are given, and the money from the sale of the rugs presented to the weavers. Although my acquaintance described the ceremony as very moving, I question it on several levels.
As director of D-TRAC I was often asked to orient heads of aid agencies and donors on the tsunami recovery... View Article