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Where Are You This Time?: Making a Difference in Places from Kabul to Kiev, Kosovo to Kazakhstan and Kismayo to Qatar

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Mary Venner gave up a secure job to travel to the other side of the world to work in foreign aid. She soon discovered that it isn't always about feeding the hungry and tending the sick. It's also about red tape and regulation, spreadsheets, computers and accounting.

Mary arrived in Kosovo in the aftermath of the Balkan Wars and found a new career providing advice to politic
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Published December 1st 2019 by Late Start Publications
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David Morgan
Dec 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have just finished reading the paper back version. It's a great memoir and travelogue about one person's experiences in difficult locations. It is a real page turner. ...more
Isabel Ogilvie
Sep 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A well-written and informative insider look at the work of foreign aid workers in many war zones.
Mary Venner has helped to rebuild bureaucracies despite the major obstacle faced by Mary and her fellow aid workers - red tape.
A must read for anyone interested in the behind the scene intricacies of the world of foreign aid.
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Mary Venner works as a technical consultant in developing and post-conflict countries. Before that, she was a public servant in Canberra, Australia. She has published an academic book and numerous articles about her work as well as a memoir about living and working in developing countries.

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