Dismantling Stereotypes – The case of Radi-Aid

Have you ever heard of Radi-Aid? Through satire and humorous parodies, the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH) under the name Radi-Aid, has sought to dismantle stereotypical perceptions and representations of the global South. They released several videos the past few years as …

Stories out of Africa – Replacing Pessimism with Optimism

In my first post, I told you about my childhood dream to save the distant and vulnerable child living somewhere in Africa. This dream was shaped by books, images and stories I had been told. Many of these stories were filled with misconceptions and disproportionate …