Not all Aid Money Reaches Haiti

    Several Canada-based aid organizations helping in Haiti relief operations and fundraisers agreed that not all of the funds pledged for their donation drives are sent to Haiti, according to the Canadian Press. These agencies explained that a percentage of the donations, usually between 2 percent and 10 percent, is used by aid organizations to cover their administrative and logistical costs. 

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.