Cuso International is a non-profit development agency that works through volunteers. Each year, they send hundreds of global citizens to work on collaborative development projects in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean. They are one of North America’s leading international development organizations offering volunteer positions. Cuso places adults of all ages who have the hands-on know-how and perspectives needed to help organizations working to overcome poverty.
By Kaytlyn Criddle While there is no question that many development initiatives have overlooked and even threatened indigenous peoples and cultures, I am optimistic in the capacity for development to be inclusive of indigenous knowledge, skills, and perspectives. This is because I have witnessed such … Continue reading.