They come in the name of helping

Last night I saw “They come in the name of helping”, a film (coming to me via Global Giving. The film originally appeared in Peter Deitzs blog about micro-philanthropy, which features individuals, organisations and platforms using Web 2.0 applications to enable micro-donations and social change) by 22 year old Political Science student Peter Brock. Shot in Sierra Leone, the second poorest country in the world, it portrays young students voicing their views about development aid.

It took quite some time to load, but the authentic voices are worth the wait.


1 Response to “They come in the name of helping”

  1. 1 Peter June 3, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    Thanks for posting something about my film. I wanted to add that anyone interested in obtaining a free DVD copy of the film can write me at peter.s.brock[at]

    In Peace,


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