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Debt aid
Oil on canvas
40" x 30"
Recently in Kenya, I met two young girls while going through Samburo. I had just finished reading a book called Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo. The book spoke of how aid is becoming more of a problem than a solution. I thought what would these young girls say if I ask them "What is it that you feel you need from the outside world to enhance the quality of your lives?" Then I thought what right does any NGO or even an individual have to financially enslave any human to place them in such a state because of some outside perception that the quality of the girls lives is not equal to their own. In reality I saw two girls enjoying life without fear, worry or a hand out that comes disguised as aid with life long debt.

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yvonne muinde
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Debt aid<br />
Oil on canvas<br />
40" x 30"<br />
Recently in Kenya, I met two young girls while going through Samburo.  I had just finished reading a book called Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo.  The book spoke of how aid is becoming more of a problem than a solution.  I thought what would these young girls say if I ask them "What is it that you feel you need from the outside world to enhance the quality of your lives?"  Then I thought what right does any NGO or even an individual have to financially enslave any human to place them in such a state because of some outside perception that the quality of the girls lives is not equal to their own.  In reality I saw two girls enjoying life without fear, worry or a hand out that comes disguised as aid with life long debt.