A genuine relationship is one that is not dominated by the ego with its image-making and self-seeking. In a genuine relationship, there is an outward flow of open, alert attention toward the other person in which there is no wanting whatsoever.
Erica Kochi leads Unicef’s innovation team.
In the early 2000s, she led a project called Our Stories. The goal was to collect stories from the people of Uganda and share them with the rest of the world. They had the support of Google, and free laptops were being provided by a non-profit called One Laptop per Child. The team went out to farmers and people in rural areas to give people these laptops so they could record their stories.
What do you think happened? First, ...