Why I Stopped Being a Voluntourist -PippaBiddle

‘Little white girls and boys’ … Viral blog post from a year ago outlines how inept westerners are at international aid. 

We have not yet grasped that western ethos is as destructive as the Romans. Reminds me of Canada’s rusting tractors in Africa from the 1960’s ‘humanitarian’ projects. Reminds me of the ‘green revolution ‘ of 1970’s that gave local land to corporations and degraded the environment. … 


A year later… Day I became an expert.


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