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WorkDev #2: Who can you work for?

In our WorkDev series, Maia Gedde, author of Working in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance: A Career Guide, is sharing some of the book’s most important lessons on working in aid. This is the second post in the series–don’t miss the first one, on her motivation for writing the book.

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Dear Supporter: We’re sorry, the project you supported failed…

In honour of World Humanitarian Day, the WhyDev team wants to recognize an unfortunate truth: humanitarian projects often fail. We believe NGOs need to confront their mistakes, talk about them and learn from them – it’s the only way aid will get better.
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