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Sep 19, 2016 ... Clearing your closet of last season's gently worn clothes and donating them to an aid group probably makes you feel pretty good. After all, you ...


Jun 25, 2012 ... But the introduction of liberalized trade policies led to mass importation of donated clothing and devastated the textile industry. The imported ...


While inside the donation bin, your bag will stay dry and protected. ... Some criticize used clothing for undermining textile manufacturing in African countries.


Dec 21, 2006 ... The Truth About Where Your Donated Clothes End Up. ... ABC News has spoken to various sources who point out that Africa also lags in ...


How to Donate Clothes to African Children. by Molly Thompson. African boys playing in a river with donated jeans and sneakers on the bank.


Jul 6, 2015 ... Resale of charity shop rejects has destroyed local textile industry but a ... When a fire razed East Africa's biggest second-hand clothes market in ...


Clothes. It was found that some of the clothing imported to be donated to charity was sold for personal gain. Because this privilege was abused, a restriction has ...


Apr 12, 2013 ... Second-hand clothes from the West are big business in Africa. ... that earn money by offloading donated clothes they cannot find buyers for.


Many donated clothes contribute to massive trade deficits in countries, impacting ... exports of used clothes to Africa, instead shipping more to Central America.