What are we doing here? film screening and discussion on foreign aid in Africa.
Date: Tuesday 16th November, 2010
Time: 7pm, finish around 9pm
Where: Bow Valley College 332 6 Ave se, Calgary in room 241
Panelists: Tim Klein, one of the producers/directors of "What are we doing here?", Paul Gomes of the Fig Tree Foundation, Anna Kae Todd from Bow Valley College
Free and open to the public.
"What are we doing here?" Film Showing and discussion with Tim Klein
Thursday, November 4 · 6:30pm - 8:30pm
College of Charleston Education Center Room 116
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An Associated Press article by Jason Straziuso and Malkhadir Muhumed about the Millennium Village in Dertu, Kenya.
Check out this article by STEPHANIE STROM about a new effort by Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Group. Click here for the article.
National Public Radio program "Speaking of Faith"
Jacqueline Novogratz has helped reinvent the landscape of global aid and development by bringing the notion of "patient capitalism" to the world's economic table. Her Acumen Fund has an increasingly influential profile charting a third way between investment for profit and aid for free. Click here to listen to the radio program
Check out this video by Oxfam about foreign aid and corruption: click here for video
Oxfam America will host a discussion on how we can improve aid to developing countries? For more information go to Oxfam America. Or watch the conference on our web site after Friday, May 21st at 9am.
Great article about the foreign aid debate - read and share this article by Nick Wadhams? - TIME Magazine - Bad Charity? (All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt!)