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Bishop of Leeds asks about withdrawal of DFID funding for women's rights NGO

On 22nd February 2017, Baroness Sheehan asked the Governmentwhy Department for International Development funding to the non-governmental organisation Girl Effect has been withdrawn.” The Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd.  103 more words


Severe Water Shortage No More

 Project Taps into Existing Groundwater to Bring Sustainable Water to Community

By Ayuko Matsuhashi

SHINILE, SOMALI, 17 January 2017 – Munasib Omer, Chief of Bisle… 460 more words


Different Types of Aid in International Development

Aid refers to any flow of resources from developed countries to the developing world. Aid can come in the form of money, technology, gifts or training, and can either be provided in the form of a grant which does not have to pay back or a loan with interest which does have to be paid back. 333 more words

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Crazy Town, Crazy Island - How did Haiti get to where it is?

“If all the aid money that were available for the Caribbean were given to Haiti, it still would not make a difference.”  I remember this statement from a DFID advisor in Barbados over drinks one night back when I was still working for NRI.  534 more words


The Problem with Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index

By Joseph Thomas and cross-posted from New Eastern Outlook

(DQ here: this article is a fitting companion piece to a very important 2014 article by Professor Jason Hickel… 466 more words

Rigging The Game

Foreign Aid firm which received MILLIONS in taxpayer cash ‘SEXED UP testimonies to MPs' : Express.

A FOREGN aid firm is under fire after pressuring beneficiaries with funding cuts if they did not write positive reviews to be presented to MPs, it has been revealed. 275 more words


61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Foreign should not be considered an award to do as they wish and there should be substantial checking procedures to ensure the aid is spent in accordance with the agreed outcomes. If it is not, then the full amount of the aid should be required to be returned. The aid should never be thought of as a free gift.

The NHS is in crisis and yet Britain loses £300m in foreign aid to fraud without noticing................

Hundreds of millions of pounds in overseas aid is lost to fraud every year undetected by the Department for International Development, an auditors’ report suggests. 571 more words