- The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has named the USA as the most generous country in the world
- Kenya is the number one charitable country in Africa
- Ghana came 7th in Africa and 38th in the world
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Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)’s World Giving Index report has indicated Ghana is the 7th most charitable country in Africa and 38th in the world.
The research also indicated that Kenya is the most charitable country on the continent and 11th in the world.
Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Zambia, Uganda and Malawi all followed in that order on the African continent.
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Meanwhile, the United States of America is the world’s most generous country in the last decade with a score of 58%.
Myanmar and New Zealand came in second third place respectively.
Liberia came up tops in the category of helping strangers.
The UK-based charities aid foundation used three criteria in determining the overall generosity index.
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The other two factors considered are how much money people donate to charity and how much time people give to volunteering.
The index was based on a 10-year study that surveyed 1.3 million people across the globe.
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They were surveyed over a period of time that included the depths of the financial crisis and its fallout, brighter times as the global economy began to bounce back and into more recent moments of geopolitical unrest.
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