The Super Bowl stirred up an old controversy in the international aid community. What happens to all those preprinted “Pittsburgh Steelers 2011 Super Bowl Champion” t-shirts? Apparently, each year the NFL gives them to the international relief and development organization World Vision, who then ships them to Africa.
Imagine you are a bicycle rickshaw driver in Delhi who's migrated from your small hometown in Bihar to the Indian capital metropolis of close to 15 million. You earn on average about $5 a day peddling your clients around the city, out of which you spend $1.5 to pay rent on your bicycle, and another $1.50 on food, alcohol and other daily needs. Whatever remains of your meager income you send home to your mother and ailing father.
and move into the 21st Century, more and more of the surveys we implement are being done on electronic gadgets or netbooks. These offer numerous benefits in terms of the quality of and speed with which data is obtained, but it certainly does not necessarily make a Project Associate's life that much easier.