Aidex Voices

 As the year draws to a close with the onset of the next decade, we take a look at the AidEx Voices blogs you liked the most.

1. DOES THE WEST REALLY KNOW BEST? THE ONLINE ACTIVISTS CHALLENGING WHITE SAVIOURISM

In this interview with the online campaign group No White Saviors, we learnt about how westerners can help developing communities without patronising and exploiting them. 

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2. CAN HUMANITARIAN CAUSES BE BOTH MARKETABLE AND ETHICAL?

We spoke to “brand aid” expert Dr. Lisa Ann Richey about the commodification of compassion and how we should engage with causes if we want to make a meaningful difference.

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3. COMIC RELIEF AND THE POWER OF CELEBRITY

Further insight intro conscientious consumption with Dan Brockington and Lisa Ann Richey.

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4. VOTING OPENS FOR THIS YEAR’S AIDEX HUMANITARIAN HERO

Our four shortlists for this award proved very popular with the public and an overall tough competition, with the overall winner announced as Jess   

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5. PROGRESS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN KENYA, BUT MORE WORK AHEAD

Disability rights youth advocate Maria Njeri and Action Network for Disabled share both personal and organisational experiences of growing up in Kenya with a disability.

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