Does Aid Work?
Aid works: The estimated percentage of underweight children under five has dropped from 25% in 1990 to 16% in 2010.
Aid works: Fewer children are dying – annual global deaths of children under five falling to 8.8 million in 2008 – down by 30% since 1990.
Aid works: the number of women dying each year from pregnancy and childbirth went down to about 342,900 in 2008 from 526,300 in 1980.
Aid works: The number of people with HIV in Africa receiving anti-retroviral drugs has gone up from 100,000 in 2003 to 3 million today.
Aid works: Two hundred million bednets have been distributed since 2006, cutting deaths from malaria by half in some African countries.
Maybe that is where we should be focusing our energy?