Daily Finance quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on how to assess whether a charity is worthy of your contributions:

“When there is a true humanitarian need, there is an impulse to respond,” said J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. “But you have to look at each organization, look at what they are actually doing and make an informed decision on a case by case basis, rather than simply respond to an emotional appeal.”

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