Rethinking Development Aid

30. September 2019 Radio, Web

For a long time, development aid followed this principle: Western “experts” travel to the Global South, helping with items they find useful. They forget that there is no garbage collection or playing basketball on an open field in summer brings no fun. But there is a change of thought: A delegation from Northrine Westfalia visits the Lebanese village El Kaa. They do not want to give money, but exchange experiences. How do they succeed?

The audio reportage was aired by the German public radio WDR. You can listen to the radio reportage in German and click through the picture essay online. The story is published in English on my instagram account.