A look at Kiva and more

I heard about Kiva, a U.S. based non-profit organization that facilitates micro-lending between people from all of the world to individuals that are in need, way back in early 2007.  The concept sounded intriguing yet dead simple (lend out a loan, and they pay it back).  I was skeptical at first because of the obvious […]

Development & Aid doing more harm?

This has been an interesting topic lately, one that has hit home for both of us and is making us take a long hard look at how development & aid agencies are working. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXWIUg30Cpk&hl=en&fs=1] Below are some related articles from the Globe and Mail… ‘We’re not idiots. We’re adults. We can run our own […]