New Trip Part 1 – #Psychology #Development #people #aid

Psychology The biggest balancing act I feel you need to do when approaching issues like this, is to balance both empathy with objectivity, whilst not allowing the thought processes you […]

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The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker

An American investment banker was taking a much-needed vacation in a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. The boat had several large, fresh fish in […]

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Exciting news – a new trip is in the pipeline.

I just wanted to let those who have been visiting this site and who have expressed or shown an interest in the blog that I will be departing on a […]

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FGM, Female circumcision – #tribe #genderequality #womensrights #promiscuity #early marriage #human rights

WARNING :- GRAPHIC CONTENT WHICH SOME READERS MAY FIND DISTURBING Sylvia was 9 when her parents wanted to marry her off to a 49 year old man from her village. […]

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Sanergy Eco-toilets #composting #biogas #entrepreneurship #slums #development

http://saner.gy/ The finances and starting point They cost $600 for one, for two a combined total of $1,000 and whilst this may seem expensive to someone in a developing country, […]

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Sustainable rural #development through livelihood practices. SROI..

SROI – Social return on Investment It is a lot easier to gauge the social impact an investment is making in rural areas of a developing world country. Agricultural development […]

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Water Management of Indias agricultural growth. #resource management #development

At KGVK (for those who aren’t aware, to put it simply it is an 8 pillared holistic approach to bringing rural villages out of poverty). :http://www.kgvkindia.com/ , water management is […]

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KGVK overview – Total Village Managment – bringing rural villages out of poverty.

KGVK, a CSR initiative, is a model created by Usha Martin a steel wire making company which they think provides the best system to help bring rural areas, and more […]

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Water in Kolkata #india – how it works.. or doesn’t..

I recently met with a guy called Aaron, he’s been in Kolkata for 15 months or so and works for a water company Splash! http://splash.org/ Splash’s purpose is “To change […]

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#Humantrafficking prt 2! My undercover ‘customer’ experience @oasisind #humantrafficking

I had just spent the morning hanging out with children of prostitutes, about 20 odd of them, all were extremely energetic full of life, probably between the ages of 3 […]

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