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Aid to Africa: Better to bypass NGOs and give directly?

Aid to Africa: Better to bypass NGOs and give directly? | African News | Scoop.it
In one study, money given directly to households helped, and with no rise in alcohol or tobacco. An era of 'effective altruism' is upon us. Donors want to know their benevolence works.
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This is an interesting idea - and links with schemes like Kiva - but how manageable is this as a wide-spread, long-term strategy?

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British govt gives Zimbabwe $10 million for school fees - SW Radio Africa

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The UK government has provided an extra $10 million to enable thousands of poor children across Zimbabwe to access basic education.
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, February 28, 2014 5:02 AM
British govt gives Zimbabwe $10 million for school fees