Before I speak to you about my work in Cambodia, I wanted to tell you a little about how I’ve come to stand before you today. My great grandparents left China during a time of famine, and moved to Malaysia. My parents came to Australia in the 70’s, seeking a better life for their children. At the time, my father had $200 in his pocket.
In the West, it seems we want to worship leaders who are invincible. Leaders who are all knowing, all wise and can do anything. In my experience, these leaders don’t exist. Here’s how my experience as the leader of OIC Cambodia involves getting people better than me on board.
When I was a kid, I cheated in a school test. Why? Since I can remember, I was told I was gifted, talented and destined for success. My mindset was fixed, and here’s how yours can affect how you work and live.
How do you wade through a sea of good causes to find one worth supporting? Through volunteering and working in countries like Vietnam, China, India and Cambodia for the better part of a decade, these are 10 truths I’ve learnt about helping people in the Global South.