Follow Charlotte's travels through Israel — camels, soldiers, volunteering and learning lessons from her students.
So many of the countries have weak civil societies — with too few non-governmental organizations to help — and with weak governments it is often hard to get things done. This means that foreign aid projects need to focus on promoting civil society, on helping people make appropriate technological improvements, and on promoting good governance.
Daniel Chirot worked as a consultant for CARE in Niger in 2000 promoting civil society organizations. He worked as a consultant for CARE in the