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The Alms Race

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In The Alms Race, idealist, Clara McKenzie wants to make the world better. But she struggles to find the best way to do that, and she’s not alone. With hundreds of thousands of charities working globally, choosing where to donate your hard-earned cash can be difficult. I’ve put together a guide – ‘How to Do Good Well’ – full of tips to help you make sure that the organisations you want to support are truly working towards solutions to the world’s problems.

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