Why We Should Stop Donating Clothes to Africa

The history of a crisis caused by used clothes that forced entire governments to ban donation imports

Levi Borba

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Flea market in Ezulwini, Swaziland. Women selling second-hand clothes from overseas. Author: FredinEzulwini. Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

TThere is a proverb my parents told me. It translates to don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. It means we should not be demanding with things that we receive for free.

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