The Guardian: Volunteers are fueling the growth of orphanages in Uganda. They need to stop


Volunteering in Orphanages is a tricky thing. This case study from Uganda published by the Guardian shows a perfect example of what unreflected volunteering and visiting in Orphanages in the global south can lead to.

 

Volunteers are fueling the growth of orphanages in Uganda. They need to stop | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian Orphanages are an intervention without an exit strategy and do nothing to solve problems that cause separation. Families need to be kept together

 

 

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About Daniel Großbröhmer

Daniel is currently working as adviser for several local and international NGO in Myanmar. He covers topics like impact orientation, monitoring and evaluation and organizational development. Before moving to Myanmar he has been working for seven years at one of Europe's biggest private funded NGOs and was in charge for the impact measurement and development of volunteer services. He is consulting governmental agencies and NGOs in how to improve the quality and administration of volunteer services. Daniel spend one years as a volunteer in Brasil and has working experience in Cameroon and Angola. He studied French, Portuguese and Economics in Germany and France and completed his MBA in Berlin and Cambridge in 2015.