Want to poke fun at international development and its idealist workers? Why not write a song that uses the melodies from Leonard Bernstein and a classic Disney love song.
Josh Cleveland of the University of Pennsylvania performs “Development Follies,” to the tune of some songs that you will probably recognize.
I wanna be in Africa so, so bad,
Bring them all the things they never had,
I wanna be on the cover of Time magazine,
Holding smiling children from Benin.
See the full lyrics here.
HT Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher