Three bad ideas for helping Haiti

In the rush to engage on Haiti, a lot of well-meaning groups are jumping in to help. Some are brand new, and some have never worked on a disaster like … more Blood & Milk…


Things I don’t believe in #10 – Donating stuff instead of money (June 2008)

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…


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…


Dear Enough Project, refugee kids are people

(photo from Enough blog) Updated on July 13 – Enough has issued an apology for this poorly handled distribution, and committed to doing better in the future. You can see … more Blood & Milk…


Relief and Development, Part Two

Adrienne had some great questions in the comments on my last post; I thought they deserved a longer response than another comment would permit. 1) What happens when a relief … more Blood & Milk…