"Prior to the controversial new book by Dambisa Moyo, i have argued against the issue of Aid to Africa. The richest continent in term of endowed natural resources in the world is Africa, yet the most back ward. But it is comfortable for stolen…"
"I agree that it's the lack of awareness about the emotionality of aid work that is at the core of the issue. I am always welcoming of guest posts on how-matters.org. Please send me your email if you'd ever like to consider writing an…"
"It is good to critically examined the topic, bringing into the argument the pros and coins. My criticism is not aim at you as an agent of positive change, but the whole subject is tie to emotionality which are caused by instances of human…"
"It is not enough to give charity. It is our duty to do our share to see to it that we build a society where charity will not be necessary, a society where no sick person will go unattended, no hungry person will go unfed, no one will be…"
"I appreciate your feedback on "Has aid lost its humanity?". I'm always excited to talk about what is necessary to for those of us who make up the aid "industry" to return a sense of service to those we serve, as opposed to…"
"The primary purpose of aids as an instrument of imperialism is not to focus on development per say but build in a mechanism of packaging the developed nations that they care. There are fundamental questions that need to be answer when it come to the…"
"The study of development is the currency of virtually every government vision and mission in meeting their primary obligations to the citizenry and core of their external relations with other countries. The basis of interlocking and networking…"
"Yes, your points are valid in the context of contemporary state. Nigeria political experiences is not different from that of Sudan, the sources and intellectualism mostly belongs to the southern Nigeria, while the Northern part always…"
"Those factors that tend to support the incursion of military into politics had their peculiarities within national frontiers, but most often than not misplaced the primary motive that justified their taken over of government. The wholesome…"
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Born on 14th June 1969, i am married with two children, from Lagos State Nigeria. I had over ten years working experience in teaching, education services and delivery, local government administration, and personnel management. I had a master degress in managerial psychology, B.Ed Political Science /Economics, HND Local Government Administration, and Diploma in Public Relations.
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I agree that it's the lack of awareness about the emotionality of aid work that is at the core of the issue. I am always welcoming of guest posts on how-matters.org. Please send me your email if you'd ever like to consider writing an article on this topic or others.
I appreciate your feedback on "Has aid lost its humanity?". I'm always excited to talk about what is necessary to for those of us who make up the aid "industry" to return a sense of service to those we serve, as opposed to seeing local people and structures as "obstacles" to reaching some project's objectives. You might also be interested in this post: http://www.how-matters.org/2010/08/28/aid-worker-first-know-thyself/
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Join Narayani for a few thoughts on the cobra, bhujangasana, plus a demonstration. The video includes cobra to inverted-v (downward dog), several repetitions of coming into the cobra, a counter-stretch, and cobra with simhasana and sitali. A very informative and inspirational routine that can be done on its own, or as part of a yoga class. For all levels. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org. Narayani is one of our regular teachers at Yoga Vidya - for more information on english classes, courses and seminars, please see yoga-vidya.org/seminars.