Tag Archives: aid and development

Nothing Special But Always Special – 37th Year Ahead

You guys know the drill by now… I’m so happy… I’m living my dreams… People are wonderful… I’m so privileged and humbled… We can end extreme poverty… Things are not the best thing in life… Simplicity of less is more…I … Continue reading

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A very tricky role and game of development in South Sudan

Whenever I work in aid and development and particularly in Africa I am always conscious and cautious of my role in the development of another country where I wasn’t born, don’t speak the language and most likely won’t be living … Continue reading

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South Sudan – the Nepal Earthquake, everyday

I don’t like to compare disasters but the tragedy of Nepal allows me to give you the best perspective on South Sudan that I can think of in three months here. It is almost impossible for me to explain the … Continue reading

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Look up into the Night Sky and Think about Humanity

As I look up at the night sky from my compound and watch the same stars as 11 million other people within the same boundary I’m in called South Sudan, I can only think how foreign my life is to … Continue reading

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Solution Swaziland…

Offering hope to those needing a little hand up I already mentioned Operation Hope in my previous blog when looking at Situation Swaziland but I really need to dedicate more words and passion to the work of Operation Hope. I … Continue reading

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Situation Swaziland…

Swaziland was a fascinating two-week experience and made special by two wonderful but separate experiences – one with a local NGO called Operation Hope and the other with my Swazi friend, Anson, and his family. My first week in Swaziland was an interesting … Continue reading

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