One of my key goals for this trip was to do some volunteering in the tsunami-affected areas of Tohoku, and a few days ago I finally made that a reality. 2,463 more words
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We are carefully and diligently making Uganda the most preferred tourist destination by making use and benefiting from our resources. Today I would like to share with you some usually and seemingly unique tourism products that we all know or tend to disregard and now have turned into money making trails/ tours. 786 more words
The textbook humanitarian’s dilemma: What if you can’t really help?
I’ve been trying for a while to articulate my thoughts on the ethical sticky spots of our (read: Western) impulse to rush to “help” when disaster strikes in the developing world—and the problems that arise when we aren’t actually qualified to help, and end up making things worse. 864 more words