Tag Archives: poverty

Haiti’s Disastrous Deterioration

Before leaving I read an account of how millions of dollars of foreign aid to Haiti, after both the 2010 earthquake and the 2016 hurricane, were not spent wisely so I knew not to expect to see a country in … Continue reading

Posted in travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Victoria ShortFalls

Poverty is rampant in Zambia in spite of ¬†being a tourist destination. Unemployment is¬†extremely high and government-funded education only goes through 7th grade. Given these circumstances I was pleasantly surprised to see how friendly the people are and what a … Continue reading

Posted in travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment