Rachel de Saint Pern, Author at WhyDev Blog
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I moved to Jordan in 2015, at the peak of the refugee crisis. I studied writing and American studies at university, but found myself working for a grassroots women’s center just outside the makeshift camps in Zarqa, Jordan.

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The Pantomime of Colonialist Philanthropy

I’ve been working for a small, grassroots NGO in a notoriously underdeveloped urban area of Jordan for about a year now. It wasn’t really something planned. I don’t have an education in development, and I’ve only worked for one refugee charity in the past. That was direct response mentoring for a Ukrainian teenager, to introduce him to Norwich, the British...