Food for thought – discussion welcome:
A long time ago when I was still an impressionable 20-year-old,I wanted to work for the United Nations .
somewhere remote,wild where people were in dire straits was my preferred option.
Aid organisations in Africa are a dime a dozen and their fleets of four-wheel drives are always zooming past you on a mission to save some hapless individuals somewhere.
While we cannot dismiss the good work some of the international aid organizations do,we have to admit that “compassion” can only be stretched so far.
I am reading a very interesting book by Andrew Buckoke titled Fishing in Africa:A Guide to War andCorruption and got a new phrase there…compassion fatigue.
What happens when the endless streams of dollars ,and Euros are no longer there .
Will Africa watch its children dying because donors have pulled out and the money bags are no longer bottomless.
With so many years that have been invested in…
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