In the last part, I told you about a strange job I had working for a foundation that funded addiction recovery home in the US and Canada as well as over 200 orphanages in Africa and Haiti. I encountered offputting chanting and strange things written in the handbook and spoke to a number of critics who claimed the organization was a cult. Unfortunately, in part two, the story gets a lot tougher to tell as I experience loss and the realization that this job was not the opportunity to help people that I had once believed it was. It was very difficult to tell this second part of the story without getting very emotional but I think it’s an important story to tell because organizations like this prey on people when they are at their most vulnerable. Sharing these stories help to remind us that we have to keep our skeptic wits about us even when we’re dealing with non-profit organizations and their claims that they’re doing good.
After you watch, I want to know what your take is on this story. Was I working for a cult? Did I do the right thing? Why or why not? Let me know in the comments. Here is the second part of the story: