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“Three Cups of Tea” author and related nonprofit – class discussion

We spoke toward the beginning of this class briefly about a recent controversy surrounding financial matters in a nonprofit, the Central Asia Institute, and the exposé “Three Cups of Deceit” on the topic by author and former donor Jon Krakauer.  Your classmate noticed this recent development in the situation covered in the Philanthropy News Digest as a settlement is reached in Montana after a year-long investigation.  Note that not only Mortenson but also the CAI board came in for criticism.  Here is an LA Times article which also touches on another recent American foreign-aid focused charity controversy.

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