Monday, January 18, 2010

Helping Haiti: private charity vs. govt. aid

Reuters update on the situation in post-earthquake Haiti.

If you would like to donate to an effective private charity that will help Haitians in the weeks and months ahead, please see trader Quint Tatro's blog for info on how you can help send needed food and medical supplies through his charity mission to Haiti.

Any recommendations you might have for other reputable private charities (in which the vast majority of donated funds & supplies are directly sent to the people in need) are very welcome. Please post the organization info and links in the comments section.

If you'd like to get a further insight into the problems that have long plagued Haiti, and the effectiveness of private charity versus government "aid", please the Mises blog post, "Helping Haiti", and the articles in our related links section below. Thank you.

Related articles and posts:

1. Countries in contrast: one land, two fates - National Post.

2. Real economic reform for a hurting Haiti -