I-E - Miracle Merchants: "For Sponsors, Image and Reality Worlds Apart" - Hugh Dellios - Chicago Tribune

I-E - Miracle Merchants: "For Sponsors, Image and Reality Worlds Apart" - Hugh Dellios - Chicago Tribune

by: Hugh Dellios | publication date: March 15, 1998 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune |

". . .But when the Chicago Tribune sponsored two young boys in the African nation of Mozambique, they found that child sponsorship as depicted by Save the Children is a myth: As Save the Children executives later acknowledged, there is no guarantee that a sponsor's dollar will ever reach that sponsor's child, and no way of knowing whether it ever does. . ."

Hugh Dellios investigates how organizations like Save the Children can get away with lying to sponsors attempting to help children in need.

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