Tales from the Hood

2 Book Review: Missionary, Mercenary, Mystic, Misfit

Attempts to fictionalize humanitarian work have managed to fail on the level of garnering public interest and on the accuracy of living as an expat aid worker. The Grey’s Anatomy-goes-to-South-America failure better known as Off the Map lasted all of 13 episodes. The few aid workers that tuned in gleefully…

2 Tales from the Hood takes up my holiday challenge

I’m still on holiday break but I wanted to publish this guest post from “Tales from the Hood,” an aid worker-blogger who has provided many of us with great insights and perspective from inside the humanitarian industry. “Tales” was posted anonymously, in part to avoid causing trouble for his organization…