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SOIL and Medair: Doing Development Right

By Nick Preneta and Erica Lloyd The international NGO Medair works in 10 countries around the world, with projects that cover everything from bringing emergency food supplies into crisis zones, to reducing long-term disaster risk by earthquake-proofing homes and community buildings. Although Medair clearly differs from SOIL in the size and scope of their work, we actually have some pretty important things in common - a belief in the dignity of all people, a methodology that invests in local leadership and local economies, and a willingness to take a critical eye to our work to make sure we're doing development right. SOIL was thrilled when ...