Links

Links to websites and blogs I’ve liked.

Charities

Action Aid
Afrikids
Street kids in Vietnam
Oxfam
VSO
Water Aid

Blogs about international development

Africa Works
Aid Watch – William Easterly’s blog, well worth a read
Blood and Milk – a true aid worker’s blog
Chris Blattman – another economist talking about development.
From Poverty to Power Oxfam’s economist’s blog
Global Health on Change.org Name says it all
Good intentions are not enough – interesting stuff about development
Ideas for development
Owen Abroad – another economist talking about development.
The road to the horizon – an aid worker’s blog
Water Aid Blog
Wrong rights an interesting view on the aid industry

Volunteer blogs

VSO Journals A round-up of VSO blogs around the world

An Irishman in Ghana
Fiona (VSO YFD) A young Kiwi in London getting ready for VSO’s Youth For Development programme
Nigel and Jenny Horrocks – Friends from Ghana, now home
Ourman in Cameroon – a VSO in Cameroon
Ourman in Hanoi a VSO in Hanoi
Richard in Bolga – VSO friend from Ghana, now home
Richard in Ghana – VSO friend from Ghana, now home
Sarah in Bolga – VSO friend from Ghana, now home
Tony in Bolga – VSO Friend from Ghana
Wendy, Peace Corps in Cameroon

Blogs etc about Ghana

Ghana Blogs A collection of blogs by people in Ghana
Holli’s ramblings an expat in Accra
My Joy Online – Ghana news
Rain in Africa an expat in Accra
Think Ghana (news)
Ghana on Wikipedia
Tamale on Wikipedia

Friends’ blogs

Indian’s pages A VSO friend from Ghana, now living in Cornwall
Jack of Kent A campaigning lawyer
Linnet Taylor A friend doing research in Ghana
Richard T in Portland An old Sussex friend now living in Portland, Oregon with his wife and child.

Any other suggestions welcomed in the comments box below.

(I tend to use Google Reader to follow blogs).

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