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Championing a Cause [ES]

This session builds on the advocacy knowledge that was first introduced in the Good Aid and Development course. It takes the knowledge that people have developed during their time in Cambodia and puts it into action with a distinct plan that they can do in the first few weeks being home. Learning Objectives Learning Outcomes …

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Ethical Communication [ES]

When in low-income communities, our use of photography and social media can easily become exploitative. We can unintentionally act as tourists, capturing and consuming the materially poor’s images and stories as if they were a show to be observed. Further, we can capture images as a way of getting an emotional reaction from viewers in order to …

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Understanding Culture [ES]

When we think of culture, most of us think of the behaviours in culture which we witness. We think of things like food, dress and dance – and they are definitely an important part of culture, but anthropologists (people who study culture) and sociologists (people who study societies) have different ways of understanding culture. We …

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From Orphanage Manager to Family-Based Care Advocate: The Cambodian Context [ES]

Working and volunteering in orphanages is a common story that you may have heard from people in your community or you may have even spent some time working in an orphanage. Over 1.5 million people every year around the globe volunteer in orphanages, pouring $2.6million into orphanages every year. While people may have a very …

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The Paradigms of Poverty [ES]

What is poverty?  Isn’t it just people who are too poor to buy things? Can’t they get a job or work a bit harder and then they will have enough money?  Most people from well-resourced nations such as Australia, America or the United Kingdom may have seen people living in poverty but few have really …

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