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Thirst Aid

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Review for Direct Relief , Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I worked with Direct Relief International right after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar (Burma). The fact that DRI provides medical supplies to in country organizations makes all of the difference. They help the people who work in the country, know the language, the government, the systems and the culture. They don't ride in on white horses and save the day they leave that to the local heroes.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

have them hire me.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

That they help local organizations. They let the locals be the heroes.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...


If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Save millions more than they already do.

Ways to make it better...

I worked for them.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

they are so needed.

One thing I'd also say is that...

DRI Rocks

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I work in WASH in Myanmar and in Thailand before and after the Tsunami.