I got this question in my email and thought the answer would make for a good post: I’m curious though, why hasn’t VC taken as strong of a hold in Africa? The last two decades it’s stretched to India, but I was curious to your opinion about it not completely taking off in Africa. A […]

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Pippa Biddle on coming to terms with the privilege inherent in the color of her skin as a ‘voluntourist (Seriously blog gods, we’ve been writing about “voluntourism” for ages now, stop auto-correcting it to ‘voluntarism’!!!)’: After six years of working in and traveling through a number of different countries where white people are in the […]

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David Philips blogs at Development Without Aid, in response to Gates Foundation’s annual letter: But there is no evidence that this was to do with development aid and plenty that it was to do with Global economic conditions.  But note – I speak of development aid. This is not really the business of the Gates Foundation […]

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