Chaungo Barasa: Concern International - Haiti
November 2, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Briggs Building, Room 348
Chaungo Barasa, a water engineer from Kenya, will share some philosophical insights from his long career in humanitarian emergency and development work in Africa and the Caribbean. He has worked for Doctors without Borders (MSF), CARE International, and is currently based in Haiti with Concern Worldwide. Barasa has worked in some of Africa's largest refugee camps including Benaco in Tanzania, Dadaab in Kenya and Darfur in Sudan. Barasa also developed an interest in philosophy through his long association with the late Professor Odera Oruka beginning in the early 1980s. He has published several articles in philosophy as well as numerous technical papers in his professional field, Water and Sanitation.
This event is sponsored by the James Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive (CLASA). Programs are free and open to the public, and are held at UDM’s McNichols Campus.