Wednesday, October 20, 2010

D.I.Y. Foreign Aid

“It’s all about what might be called Do-It-Yourself Foreign Aid, because it starts with the proposition that it’s not only presidents and United Nations officials who chip away at global challenges. Passionate individuals with great ideas can do the same, especially in the age of the Internet and social media.”

Read more here by Nick Kristof. Encouraging to see a project run by Maggie Doyne in Nepal featured in his piece! Kristof’s blog on the same issue here, where he discusses what and how you can do to help people in need. Btw, it would be interesting to read Easterly’s views on “D.I.Y. Foreign Aid”.