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Author: Tori Hogan
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
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Young and idealistic, Tori Hogan travels to Kenya as an intern for Save the Children, intent upon doing her part to improve the lives of refugees. But the cynicism of a young African boy changes Tori's life and sets her on a course to reconsider everything she thought she knew about helping those in need. Years later, Tori returns to Africa and embarks on a journey through Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, searching for  Read more...
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Hogan, Tori, 1982-
Beyond good intentions.
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012
(DLC) 2012008987
(OCoLC)781555999
Named Person: Tori Hogan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tori Hogan
ISBN: 9781580054645 1580054641
OCLC Number: 812191924
Description: 1 online resource (294 pages)
Responsibility: Tori Hogan.

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Young and idealistic, Tori Hogan travels to Kenya as an intern for Save the Children, intent upon doing her part to improve the lives of refugees. But the cynicism of a young African boy changes Tori's life and sets her on a course to reconsider everything she thought she knew about helping those in need. Years later, Tori returns to Africa and embarks on a journey through Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda, searching for the truth about what does and does not work in international aid. While there are glimmers of hope along the way, she discovers an aid industry mired in waste, ineffective solutions im.

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