Perceptions of children’s needs and Aid effectiveness in developing countries. Presented by: Purity Mwendwa & Agnes Kipalo TCD/UCD-Masters in Development Practice. Introduction. Child Fund Ireland-(NGO)
Perceptions of children’s needs and Aid
effectiveness in developing countries.
Purity Mwendwa & Agnes Kipalo
TCD/UCD-Masters in Development Practice
Child Fund Ireland-(NGO)
-In which regions and countries do children experience the greatest levels of poverty and hardship?
-Is the situation for child poverty in the developing world improving ?
-Is international aid seen as effective in improving the lives of children in developing countries?
-Which countries, issues and types of aid programs do Irish support and contribute to financially?
-how important is the issue of child poverty in developing countries compared to other global problems?
-Rate your awareness of the following humanitarian crises that have occurred within the last 12 months
1. Child Poverty in the Developing World
Children’s Poverty by regions
International aid was regarded as “somewhat effective” in assisting children in developing countries.
Non-religious international aid agencies and the United Nations agencies were rated as having a higher level of effectiveness.
Seen as least effective were the private sector, religious international agencies and the Irish Government.
21 percent of the respondents expressed their lack of knowledge regarding specific roles played by international aid agencies and their effectiveness.
Corruption and poor governance were deemed the top obstacles to delivering aid
Obstacles to delivering Aid
Rating the overall spending of international aid
Giving more or less to aid programmes