11 Sep Charity depends on happiness more than wealth
A Gallup poll done for the Charitable Aid Foundation finds more correlation between happiness and giving than between wealth and giving. The survey’s ranking of countries puts America as number five. Many poor nations are high in giving of one type or another.
So it’s true. Money doesn’t buy happiness. Giving does.
That’s one big conclusion to draw from an unusual survey by Gallup on how much time and money people donate around the world. Known as the “World Giving Index 2010,” the survey was conducted in 153 countries for the Charities Aid Foundation in Britain. It found a better correlation between a country’s degree of happiness and giving than between its wealth and giving.
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