Sweet Teeth and Loose Bowels: The Adventures of an International Aid Worker
As a relief to the sombre academic literature on issues related to developing countries in Africa and Asia, this book takes a critical but light-hearted look at the international aid industry. It follows the author's career from a youthful "do-gooder" in the Philippines to Director General of the Kenya based African Medical & Research Foundation (AMREF) and its renowned Flying Doctor Service. Topics covered include the Peace Corps, debt relief, the aid business, health, food and cultural practices, among many other subjects. Tales from Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Philippines, India and additional countries form the backdrop to this entertaining, critical and eye-opening book.
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Travel Act III
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Welcome To The NGO World
Transportation And Travel Act II
The Sudan Never A Dull Moment
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Management And Time
Sweet Teeth And Loose Bowels
Dealing With Government
Through Whose Eyes?
Making A Difference
A Violent And Sad Goodbye
THE ACTORS AND THE ISSUES
The Cast Of Characters
God Will Provide Or If Not Then Marie Antoinette
The Vulture Culture
The Development Business
Working Oneself Out Of Existence
Mr Bono and Mr Geldof Good Try But
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