Foreign "AID": Who benefits?

For obvious reasons, I was not suprised when I read this article in the Guardian. Of £3m to Malawi relief projects by the British government through the Department of International Development, £586,423 was spent on hotels for a US consultancy agency, the National Democratic Institute and £126,062 was spent on meals!
Pens and notebooks for one project in Malawi were bought in the US while they were available locally. Read full article...

1 comment:

Indya Nkya said...

Macha, That is how Foreign Aid Works. These people (the so called Donors) are the lords of poverty. They live large in poor countries