Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

5 more mistakes in development volunteering (part 2)

Foreigners as saviours?

Last week I wrote a piece listing five things we don’t do when sending volunteers. I described it as an introduction to “volunteering done wrong”. I now humbly present, part 2: five more mistakes in development volunteering.


The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. - Charles du Bois