FOREIGN AID WORSE FOR GLOBAL POVERTY?


‘Poverty, Inc.’ Director Michael Matheson Miller on his documentary film, poverty in Haiti and how foreign aid can do more harm than good in certain situations.
DATE: 10/10/2014

Discussion Questions

1. Do you ever donate to any foreign aid charities? Why or why not?

2. Haiti was even poorer after receiving $15 billion dollars. How can this be? Do you agree with John's assessment? Explain why or why not.

3. How could we make the situation better for poor people? Can you come up with some new ideas?

4. What did Bono mean when he said, “aid isn't as good as capitalism”? What do you think?


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