Wednesday, October 27, 2010

How transparent is your aid?

Do you give to charity? Do you know exactly where your money is going? Is 15% going to overhead, 30% going to implementation, and 25% going to an advertising budget? Well, we may never really know where our private charity cash is going but we can sure demand to know where our governments are being most generous, right? Damn right! has come out with what they are calling the first 'global' assessment of aid transparency. It is compelling and accusatory. Take a look:

They also have a li'l interactive visualization feature.

Next time you see your government, stop them and ask them where your tax/charity money is going.

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