Author: Danweaver

Post-Trip Reflection

The trip left me with questions about the role of development aid in Africa, and the extent to which development speeds up development, and the extent to which it degrades peoples’ way of life by providing products we see as necessary and encourages dependency. Leaving the objective of aid aside, … Read more 

Pre-Trip Impressions and Hopes for the Trip

Over the past semester, I have learned a great deal about development programs in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as a few of the most successful, or most promising businesses. I already had a good sense of the business climates in Rwanda and South Africa, so what I learned was less … Read more