The “clouds” in the panorama on the back, taken from space by the Space Shuttle, are actually smoke plumes. They show the Amazon rainforest being burned, in the name of progress.
As Canada’s enormous response to Ethiopian famine showed, we Canadians are a generous people. Probe International is determined to make this generosity effective, to have our foreign aid spent true to the spirit in which it is given, because when aid is dispensed irresponsibly, with little or no scrutiny of any kind, the result is not just waste and corruption but projects that all-too-often become environmental and human nightmares.
Would you consider flooding the Vatican, Mecca, or jerusalem to provide power for industry?
The last thing the world’s two billion poorest people need is a gift that increases disease and destroys their source of food and fuel. Yet this is exactly what the federal fovernment is spending your tax dollars on in the name of foreign aid.