Urgent Evoke

A crash course in changing the world.

I leave my EVOKE experience having learnt so much. Other agents have directed me to fascinating links, the quests made me ask myself some very enlightening questions, and the missions provoked me to do some really cool things that I wouldn't necessarily have done otherwise (e.g. FINALLY planting a vegetable garden).


And although all this learning has influenced and enhanced the development work I already do, I feel like I have been the main beneficiary of this wh*** process. Which seems to defeat the purpose. So I have a number of suggestions as to how to make this more practically beneficial:


1) Market to young people already involved in projects (perhaps through NGOs, universities, etc.), so that conversations can involve more experience, and not just thoughts and opinions.


2) Recruit people to run EVOKE clubs in areas with limited internet access. This will be less useful in terms of reading other peoples' posts, but will make posting possible, and we will have evidence from more diverse places and people.


3) Upgrade URGENT EVOKE mobile!


The limitation is that this is largely internet based, and so, access is inherently limited.


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