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DR is 36/140 in giving index

The Dominican Republic is ranked 36th in the world in the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index, a leading study on global generosity. Now in its seventh year, it provides a picture of charitable behavior around the world. Some 1,000 people are polled in participating countries.

The CAF World Giving Index measures the average percentage of people in each country who donate money, volunteer or help a stranger. This year, 140 countries were surveyed, representing around 96% of the world’s population.

The Dominican Republic is ranked 36th in the world, and Haiti 53rd. Other Central American and Caribbean ranked countries are Guatemala 29th, Panama, 33rd, Costa Rica 62nd, Honduras 74th, El Salvador 85th.

This seventh edition of the World Giving Index again presents giving data collected in 2015 from across the globe over a five-year period (2011-2015).

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is a leading international charity registered in the United Kingdom, with a presence in nine countries covering six continents. Its mission is to motivate society to give ever more effectively and help transform lives and communities around the world. It achieves this by working globally to increase the flow of funds to the charity and non-profit sectors through the provision of philanthropy advice and services.

Source: DR1, DiarioLibre

Oct 31, 2016

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