Hi Abigail, it’s nice to see there finally is research to back up the argument against poverty porn.

As for Olivia Rutazibwa’s quote on the Eurocentric view, her intent is precisely to call into question the legitimacy of the aid industry as we know it. So if you follow this view to its logical conclusion, I think the concern over the bottom lines of quasi colonial aid agencies should really take a back seat.

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