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


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 ...


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


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 ...


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.


Save the Children is a trusted charity providing protection, health care, ... in sub- Saharan Africa or emergency relief for refugees in North Africa, Save the ...


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


Feb 28, 2014 ... Pippa Biddle; The idea that you can simply donate used clothing to Africa allows the endless consumption of goods in wealthy nations to run on ...


Feb 11, 2015 ... Every year, thousands of us across the UK donate our used clothing to .... in Eastern Europe and Africa, where the garments are highly valued.