Quantcast

Comments about ‘In our opinion: Promise in Africa’

Return to article »

Published: Friday, July 5 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT

Comments
  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
one vote
Salt Lake City, UT

The was a good gesture and brought a lot of attention.

skitarghee
Cottonwood Heights, UT

In classes on economic development we were taught that we could change the future of Africa and other third world areas through aid and education. Being generous we have sent over our used clothes to clothe the naked. Doing so we have put the African tailors and textile manufactures and cotton growers out of work. We think we are helping through our gifts, but are we making idle, corrupt dependents, domestically as well as internationally? Governments should follow their own advice: "Be careful when you send money overseas."

to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments