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Haiti Doesn't Need Your Old T-Shirt: The West can (and should) stop dumping its hand-me-downs on the developing world

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Kenny,Charles (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Nov 2011
Published:
Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
ISBN:
0015-7228
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, International relations, Economic conditions, United States, Haiti, Economic development, Developing countries, Economic assistance
Notes:
Discusses donations made by the US to developing countries. Often companies in the US donate leftover or unwanted merchandise to developing countries, and regularly these are products that the poor in those countries need or can use. Shipping leftover inventory as a donation also hurts the local economies in remote and poorer areas.