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9 Responses to “Africa for Norway: raising money in Africa to help poor Norwegians struggle through the frozen winter”

  1. Alpacaman says:

    Yes! This is wonderful. Foreign NGOs really should stop with the ‘white man’s burden’ monologue (not that they are all guilty of this), and instead help with supporting existing locally run organisations.

  2. Paul Renault says:

    This is exactly the kind of humour that Norwegians are famous for…  Heh.  Great find!

    /I can claim a bit smugness (smugicity?) here, as I never purchased any of the help-for-Africa discs or CDs preferring to donate the full amount and more directly to a charity.  I do, however, own a copy of ‘Starvation/Tam Tam pour l’Ethiopie’. It’s just great music!

    • Øyvind says:

       What do you mean humor? Are you saying there are no radiators? Then I’ll freeze this winter!

      • Ray Perkins says:

         As a Canadian, I am devastatingly jealous of all that warmth you will be feeling come winter, Øyvind. Perhaps any surplus radiators can be sent over here.

  3. “If we say Africa, what do you think about? Hunger, poverty, crime or AIDS?”
    And windows that never need plastic, and driveways that never need shovelling, a wonderland where food can grow all year long and the sun never goes down earlier than 6…

  4. LinkMan says:

    There’s a whole website:  http://www.africafornorway.no/

    Also a website for the country “band” (Bretton Woods) that wrote the lyrics for the Radi-Aid song: http://www.developingcountry.org/

  5. Mister44 says:

    >.> I see what they did there.

  6. glittertrash says:

    I feel like “Pimp My Aid Worker” is relevant here: 
    Dress your aid worker up as an angel, an explorer, or a tourist!
    They also have a delightful song.

  7. ponkyo says:

    Armando Ianucci got there first!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjG5yt5_yeA