Topic: DOES FOREIGN AID HEPL?
Question 4: One widely held opinion is that money should now spent on direct and indirect foreign aid more properly should be spent on domestic programs dealing with poverty, unemployment, homelessness, innercity decay, inequality, and the like. An equally strongly held contrary view is that foreign aid should take priority, for it is needed to address world and regional problems of overpopulation, hunger, disease, destruction of the environment, and civil and ethnic strife those conditions foster. Assuming you had to choose one of the two polar positions, which view would you support, and why?
Foreign aid has become a topic of concern on the international stage. Development economists are assessing whether foreign aid is actually effective, either through poverty reduction or growth. In my opinion, the first opinion that money should now spent on direct and indirect foreign aid more properly should be spent on domestic programs dealing with poverty, unemployment, homelessness, innercity decay, inequality, and the like is the better solution in using foreign aid especially in Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs). The more living standards of people in these countries are improved the more effectively foreign aid are used.
The first reason is that many people in HIPCs countries are lack of food and education. They cannot have jobs to work so how can they earn money to live. The ratio between the poor and the rich in many developing and underdeveloped is very high. A lot of people want to have money immediately so that they easily accept the jobs which are very dangerous and unsafe to themselves. We can use the word “blood diamond” to explain about that situation in Africa. In this country most of the people are living with very poor lives and be damaged greatly by the big epidemic AIDS. Since the most necessary things of life –food- they do not have enough how can they think about studying and other things. That why foreign...