Christmas

I spent quite a while working on a Christmas post, and finally decided I’m not going to write anything better than last year’s. Last year’s post: The Christmas story is … more Blood & Milk…


Finding Funding

One question I get asked very often by readers of this blog is how I got funding for my first overseas internship. It was an unpaid position with a multilateral … more Blood & Milk…


A story about donated shoes

There is a woman who works for a friend of mine. I’ll call her Gulia since half the women in this country go by Gulia, so it’s safely anonymous. Every … more Blood & Milk…


May 2008 – What’s the difference between relief and development?

Note: August is looking like a crazy and stressful month for me, with no time to blog here. To make sure no one gets bored and abandons me, I am … more Blood & Milk…


What is social media, anyway?

A nice white paper on social media. From smashLAB, this paper starts with the very basics, like defining content communities, blogs, and virtual worlds. It then goes all the way … more Blood & Milk…