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“Written from the heart, Beyond Good Intentions follows an uplifting journey of gratitude as Tori Hogan returns to East Africa in search of the refugee boy who changed her life. Her extraordinary memoir blends together a quest for truth and hope as she investigates the complicated world of humanitarian aid. Tori’s message, rooted in curiosity and compassion, is a true gift to the world and a testament to the many ways in which our humanity is bound up with each other.
— Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

“A profoundly bold and inspiring book. Anyone who wants to help make the world a better place will find revelations in Tori Hogan’s journey. Beyond Good Intentions will touch your heart and change your mind.”
—Larry King

“With remarkable honesty, self-awareness, and an easy and often wry style, Tori Hogan allows the reader to accompany her as she explores what does and doesn’t work in development, and life.”
—Bill Drayton, CEO of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

“[Tori’s] personal exploration of the issues that govern aid, delivered through masterful storytelling, will blow your socks off, whether you are a seasoned aid worker or a housewife from Iowa. I cannot say enough here. Just. Read. This. Book.
—Jennifer Lentfer, How-Matters.org

“…Hogan’s experiences sound the call for increased scrutiny on charitable aid, forcing readers to ask the difficult question of whether throwing money at a problem has the power to cleanse first-world guilt.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“Hogan’s insights into the dark side of international aid are eye-opening for those unfamiliar with this world…
—Publisher’s Weekly

“Any who are involved in international aid or who donate to charities will benefit greatly from considering Hogan’s experiences and recommendations.”
—ForeWord Reviews