POC Interviews :: Gunnar Garfors

Traveling has always been a passion of mine. No matter what plans I come up with, I always try to include some sort of traveling (that’s part of how People of Change came to be what it is). It’s no wonder then that whenever something related to traveling pops up on my timeline, I have […]

The Role of Profit Not For Profit

During this journey, I came across the unique concept of “pay to volunteer.” It caught me off guard since I was not familiar with its implications. My immediate thought, “who would want to pay to work as opposed to getting paid for the work provided?” Maybe completely bombarded with capitalist ideals, I immediately attacked the organizations practicing such concept. Yet, after documenting the work of one of these institutions, the not-so-simple concept steered further thoughts.

Surviving Galapagos

Perhaps because of their relevance to the inception of a theory that has changed the history of mankind, the Galapagos Islands have always been on my mind. I was fortunate enough to recently visit the islands. This time around, I wasn’t a traveler documenting the work of NGOs. It was simply a matter of getting […]

A New Life

In these past few days, I’ve been organizing my things and packing my suitcase in preparation of my big move to a different country; and I can’t stop thinking about the amount of stuff I have that I don’t really use. I believe we’ve become collectors: we collect clothes, dozens of shoes, papers, stuff that […]