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Volume 19 Number 3
  • E-ISSN: 25179829

Abstract

Every day, thousands of Africans living abroad line up in money-transfer offices to wire home the odd dollar they are able to save. From the US, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and France — the top sources of remittances to developing countries — some of the money finds its way deep into the rural areas of Africa. There, it may send a child to school, build a house or buy food to sustain those remaining at home.

Sustainable Development Goals:
Related Subject(s): Economic and Social Development

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