All Blog Posts Tagged 'volunteers' (7)

Does international aid need a 12-step program?

“Let go and let God.” It’s a mantra of Alcoholics Anonymous. And after the last week or so, I’m wondering if it’s time for international aid to adopt the same approach to recovery (with more politically correct secular references of course).

Last week I attended the “Summit for Aid Effectiveness in Global…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on May 5, 2012 at 7:07am — 1 Comment

A Common Expat Encounter readers may know that I’m a faithful reader of The Sun Magazine. A well-spun story in the December 2011 issue, “First Empty Your Cup” by Andrew Boyd, featured an account of a traveler in Japan. I thought the conversation from this selection would ring…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 25, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

This Week in the World of Conflict... November 29th-December 5th, 2011


Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 5, 2011 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Real Impact with Saeed Wame

I always walk away from a conversation with Saeed Wame, founder and director of Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee (NACC) of Malawi, with a new understanding. Whether he be blowing my concept of “capacity” wide open, or offering a completely new definition of volunteer, Saeed is the sort of community leader whose wisdom and…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 25, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments

Aid Worker: First, Know Thyself

The following article was adapted from Faye Dresner’s article, “Leader: First Know Thyself.” As I read it, it occurred to me that the term leader could easily be replaced with [aid worker] and the message remain directly relevant. In many ways, all aid workers, whether the volunteer or director, act as leaders as we strive for the self-awareness to be……


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on August 30, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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