This is just a suggestion. There are some good projects that you can contribute to. But there is an alternative.
Instead of donating $1 a day, which is the typical figure quoted, save the money instead. Put the money aside and one day go and visit Africa. I think it is much, much better than donating money, for a number of reasons.
1. The money goes into fairly sustainable industries, creating sustainable jobs.
2. You will learn about Africa, meet Africans and they will learn a bit about you. You might make some good friends and you will definitely appreciate and understand the culture a lot more.
3. You will be able to go back home and talk to other people about Africa.
If you saved a $1 a day then you could visit Africa in about 7 years time, saving about $2,750.
|Saving||One dollar a day|
|Years to save||7.45|
Go, don't donate.
Just my idea.
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