In 2020, the year of Covid-19,
Indians donated 43% more:
In 2020, the year of Covid-19, Indians donated 43% more: Survey on Business Standard. Two in three gave
money or goods to charities or for community services, and an equal proportion said the government and
businesses should have contributed more, says the 'India Giving Report 2021'
Current Affairs The average amount of individual donations to
philanthropy in India went up by 43% during the pandemic, says a
report released on September 24 by the Charities Aid Foundation
(CAF), a global non-profit, based on online surveys of 2,000 Indians
More than 60% of respondents said the government and businesses
should have contributed more to charitable causes during the pandemic.
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The India Giving Report 2021 looked at everyday giving--individual
acts of charity in the form of money, goods or community services--and
found that 85% of the respondents had supported charities or their
community in "direct response to the pandemic".
Two in three gave by way of money or goods to a charity or community
service, and three in 10 gave money to their friends, family or
neighbours, as is the practice in India...Read more.
News Source : BS / Business Standard