The podcast above is from the November 2, 2010 All Things Considered NPR radio show.
You can find the transcript here.

The voluntourism debate on Social Edge asks the questions:
  • What can social enterprises that lead individuals to live and work in developing communities do to avoid the potential harms of voluntourism?
  • Are concerns over stated?
  • What ideas do you have for establishing more effective cross-cultural understanding?
The blog "More than Good Intentions" offers an opinion on "Hug an orphan" vacations.

The scholarly article "Inside the thriving industry of AIDS orphan tourism" from the HSRC provides an analysis.

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