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A new Kenyan TV comedy in the works about an NGO that does nothing is already winning fans online with its merciless mockery of aid workers. "The Samaritans" examines the awkward culture clash that happens when foreigners land in a country they know little about to tell the locals how they "should" be living. On Tuesday, The Stream discusses the real-life absurdities that inspired "The Samaritans" and examines NGO culture around the world. Join us at 19:30 GMT.
In this episode of The Stream, we speak with:
Jessica Alexander @Jessalex811
Author, "Chasing Chaos: My Decade in and out of Humanitarian Aid"
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