Top 10 Most Generous Countries In Africa 2017 – CAF World Giving Report

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The CAF World Giving Index has released their annual World Giving Index, naming Africa’s most generous countries of 2017.

Top 10 Most Generous Countries In Africa 2017

The eighth edition of the CAF World Giving Index, saw the collection of data from 139 countries, which represents 95% of the world’s population.

The report includes questions about three different types of giving behaviour, with each country ranked according to their answers to:

#Helping a stranger
#Donating money
#Volunteering time

The questions that make up the Index focus on the universal Question – do we give money or time or do we help strangers in need.

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This years report confirmed Africa as the only continent to see an increase in all three giving behaviours, with kenya officially ranked as the most generous country in Africa. Followed by West Africa’s Sierra leone. Nigeria, Africa’s giant was ranked number Nine most generous country in Africa.

Top 10 Most Generous Countries In Africa 2017 – CAF World Giving Report. See full list:
top 10 most generous countries in africa

Africa Rank World Rank Country Score (%)
1 3 Kenya 60
2 12 Sierra leone 49
3 14 Liberia 46
4 18 Zambia 45
5 22 Uganda 44
6 23 Ghana 43
7 24 South Africa 43
8 27 Mauritius 42
9 27 Nigeria 42
10 36 Malawi 40

African countries took about 20 per cent of this year’s top 20 places “Kenya, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Zambia”, while eight “Ghana, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Kenya, Liberia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tunisia” saw their World Giving Index score increase by more than five percentage points, meaning the African continent accounted for most of the countries on this year’s ‘most improved’ list.



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