The Privilege of Doing Development Work: Voluntourism and Its Limitations

In early 2014, Mario Machado was a RPCV recently returned from a two years plus Peace Corps assignment in Paraguay. Machado wrote a thoughtful essay published in the Huffington Post about the importance of relationships in development, The Privilege of Doing Development Work: Voluntourism and Its Limitations. There are provocative observations about “volunteerism”.  It is an important article for the RPCV community and beyond.  Read it here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mario-machado/the-privilege-of-doing-de_b_4832836.html

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