Questions about AID to Africa

I would like to invite readers fo this blog to debate issue surrounding AID to Africa. AID  has been flowing into Africa for as long as many of us can remember. However parts of Africa remain desparately poor.

My question is/are

  1. Why is that?
  2. Is AID  the best way to lift Africa out of poverty
  3. How much does the ordinary citizen of any given Western world really understand about AID
  4. Have you got a view about AID to Africa?

What are your views on this matter?

About ethnicsupplies

Founder of Ethnic Supplies a social enterprise working to alleviate poverty amongst East African women involved in textile and handicraft production. Managing Editor of Africa on the blog


  1. [...] have previously asked the question Why do parts of  Africa remain desperately despite the Aid that we send? and in another post I asked why India, a country that reportedly has its own Overseas Aid program [...]