Why do local people never get humanitarian aid money?

New book United Nonsense shows why local organisations cannot make it in the professional aid world. Even though they are the experts desperate to help their own communities. Localisation of aid is failing.  We give around $143 billion dollars in international aid. Almost none of it makes to local people.  The grand promise of 25% of WesternContinue reading “Why do local people never get humanitarian aid money?”

Was David Lammy right in ‘outing’ Stacey Dooley as a white saviour?

In the year 2000, the BBC and other British media were filled with stories and images of Prince William, future King of Great Britain, of his 10-week charity visit to Patagonia. Prince William had gone out to ‘help’.  He was pictured cleaning a toilet, doing construction work, and teaching English.   At 18 years old,Continue reading “Was David Lammy right in ‘outing’ Stacey Dooley as a white saviour?”