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A Closer Look (Give & Take) #847708

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 25, 2006
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(Studio: Kate Snow) A closer look at what happens to clothing donated to charity introduced; IRS statistics cited.

(Accra, Ghana: Mike Lee) The controversy over donated clothing that is sold, not given, to poor people in the developing world examined; scenes shown from Africa where the money goes to local street vendors. [Four DONORS - comment on helping.] [In Ghana, street market accountant Ebenezer Ekye AMEYAW†- admits he sells the clothes.] [International Labor Right Fund Bama ATHREYA†- says local tailors are put out of business.] [Secondary Recycled Textiles Assn. Bernard BRILL†- defends the system.]

Snow, Kate;
Lee, Mike

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