https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2011/jul/26/india-foreign-aid-agency The Problem with Aid
OneIN exists to help break down the cycle of dependency that has developed between those who have power and those who need change. Throughout contemporary history, groups with power of one sort or another have created environments where those with less power must depend on them for basic needs. This is often done inadvertently, in an attempt to help those with less mater
Most Americans make a trip to a large grocery store when they want to purchase fruit for their families. Some go to a farmer's market or an orchard or farm. In Chennai, India, many people purchase fruit from a small fruit stand, often found in an open air market or a stand set up along a busy street.
Sankar and his wife, Syamala, have worked selling fruit in their own fruit stand business for years. Despite their experience and expertise, they have always struggled to fin
"Why are we still sending missionaries to the same places we've been sending missionaries for a century?" Amid door prizes, a beautiful dinner, and fellowshipping with friends of OneIN, Chris Alexander posed that question to all of those attending the OneIN banquet held on the evening of July 15. As Chris said, "Dependency is the awful legacy of too many of us who want to do good." He proceeded to tell the banquet attendees at Prime 47 in Indianapolis about how OneIN uses its