Should you give away your clothes that you no longer need? Consider this article, which traces what happens to clothes from the West to Nigeria.
As the author notes:
"More often than not what people call donations actually ends up been hijacked by people ... who profiteer from it," said Diran Akinleye, an economics professor at the University of Lagos. "So even though it starts out in the U.S. or the (United Kingdom) as a donation, it ultimately becomes a business on this side."
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