Peaceweb / Vol. 1, No. 2: International Development
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Ottawa Quakers active in international development (a selection)
- Peter Harkness
- Rose Mae Harkness
- Steve Abbott
International development organizations founded by Friends
- Canadian Friends Service Committee
- Right Sharing of World Resources
- Friends United Meeting
Roots of the Quaker international development work
- John Woolman on Poverty and Oppression
- A Modern Canadian Quaker on international development (Nancy Pocock)
- Friends on the economic causes of poverty
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What can you do for international development?
Find one area of international development work that interests you, and become informed.
- Read about the developing world in CFSC's Quaker Concern and in the New Internationalist Magazine
- Go to talks and meetings of CFSC, Oxfam, CUSO
- Financially support the work of CFSC, Right Sharing of World Resources, and FUM
- Read about Pierre Ceresole, founder of Service Civil International in Switzerland, one of the first international development organizations independent of churches or governments
- Become a "simple tourist" in Africa, Asia or Latin America
- Encourage your local Quaker meeting to take on a specific concern for a particular project such as one of CFSC's
Check these Internet resources on the developing world and international development:
- Africa in the Library (Africa resources in the Library of Congress and university libraries)
- Latin American/Spanish Speaking Countries Page (mostly in Spanish)
- Country Information - Asia: East Central (from the University of Colorado at Denver)
- Oneworld Online (a British charity linking the worlds of development and charity, with help from the BBC)
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Editor: Carl Stieren [email protected]
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Revised Nov. 25, 1997 by C.S.