Americans think as much as 25% of the federal budget goes to foreign aid and think it should be “slashed” to only 10%.
But in reality, less than 1% of the federal budget goes to foreign aid.
Millions of people live without basic necessities like clean water, proper sanitation, electricity, and education. To change their situation t is important to gather support for bills in the US that fight to end global poverty and push for stronger foreign assistance.
Why The Borgen Project – The Borgen Project helps in alleviating poverty across the globe. Through advocacy, it reaches out to the leaders who have a huge impact on foreign policies.
When bills are passed in Congress, they not only encourage projects that uplift struggling communities at grass root level but also provide hope to many young kids who are devoid of basic education facilities. To live with no water for basic sanitation amidst no electricity in a digital age should be a cause of concern for everybody.