VIDEO: 4 myths about foreign aid
Aid and Development

VIDEO: 4 myths about foreign aid

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Now more than ever, every senator and representative should hear from constituents like YOU about the importance of funding life-saving programs. It’s easy: Tell them your name, where you’re calling from, and that you want them to oppose President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to foreign aid.

Foreign aid makes up less than 1% of the total U.S. budget. But President Trump’s proposed budget cuts would slash foreign aid by nearly a third. That would drastically cut food aid for the most desperate people who are living in the middle of a famine, reduce the number of vulnerable children who will be able to access critical vaccination programs, and make life-saving HIV medications less available to those who need them most.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and incorrect assumptions when it comes to the issue of foreign aid. Watch the video below to get the facts:

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