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When Helping Works: Western Dependence in Uganda?

Sometimes, helping can hurt. But sometimes, it actually works. Dr. Michael Badriaki explains why.

When Helping Works: Michael Badriaki on Western Dependence in Uganda

Many missions-minded Christians have read When Helping Hurts and resonated with its message—that sometimes in missionary work, we can do more harm than good in the name of Jesus. But in When Helping Works: Alleviating Fear and Pain in Global Missions, Dr. Michael Bamwesigye Badriaki offers a counter-perspective. Is creating “dependence” on foreign missionaries the worst possible outcome? And are we making excuses that allow us to ignore the needy?

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