US Aid Has Hurt Haiti More Than It's Helped

Haiti Wellness
by Amanda Machado Oct 15, 2016

After the earthquake in Haiti displaced over 1.5 million, billions of foreign aid poured in to help, much of that aid going to USAID. The problem? 67% of that money went directly to American contractors hired to do work in Haiti, rather than Haitians themselves. The Red Cross also collected nearly half a billion dollars, and yet investigations into the organization later found that they couldn’t account for where that money was spent.

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