The Mail on Sunday has today published a story which asks the question in its headline: Did the family of UK aid’s poster boy steal taxpayers’ cash meant for earthquake victims? It refers to Shahbaz Sharif the leader of Pakistan’s …
Our UK aid budget only goes up when the UK economy grows, a sign of our economic success.
There has been media coverage of an innovative UK aid programme in Lebanon which is giving a vital lifeline to Syrian refugees through small cash transfers.
Cash transfers get aid directly to the poorest who need it most and cut out the middle man. The use of biometric technology makes this scheme in Pakistan one of the most secure payment systems for cash transfers in the world.