Study Examines Impact Of Cash, Traditional Aid On Health, Welfare Of Families

Quartz Africa: Researchers tested conventional foreign aid against cash in Rwanda. Cash won.
“…Rather than expand government-run programs, researchers are testing if giving cash directly to the poor might be better. Initial results are promising. A new study released on Sept. 13 by Craig McIntosh at the University of California San Diego and Andrew Zeitlin at Georgetown University may help push governments to reprioritize how cash is used for the roughly $130 billion in aid each year…” (Coren, 9/13).