Rather than placing US AID in the hands of potentially corrupt coup politicians, the United States Federal Government shouldsignificantly increase its contribution to charities directly involved in the improvement of the country of Madagascar.
UNICEFAlready involved inimproving education,public health, anddisaster relief withinthe region ofMadagascar.Innovative ideas suchas the “school in abox” help to spreadeducation.
WaterAid Already made significant attempts to broaden sanitation goals Aids in water cleanliness, which also helps with public health and morale
HELP Madagascar Provides assistance to citizens in poverty Funds education Vocational training for women Emergency relief
Progress on MDGsExtreme poverty and hunger—ALLPrimary education—UNICEF, HELPGender equality—HELPReduce Child Mortality—AOMMaternal Health—UNICEFInfectious diseases—WaterAid, UNICEFEnvironmental stability—WaterAidGlobal partnership for development—ALL
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