The Philippines is the 17th most generous country in the world

The Philippines is the 17th most generous country in the world according to UK-based Charities Aid Foundation, which found Filipinos give more of their time and money, and are more helpful towards others.

The Philippines is the 17th most generous country in the world according to UK-based Charities Aid Foundation, which found Filipinos give more of their time and money, and are more helpful towards others.

 

Helen Flores of the Philippine Star reports "The Charities Aid Foundation said the Philippines ranked 17th out of 146 nations with the highest World Giving Index scores." It shares the spot with Finland.

 

Volunteerism is also stronger in the Philippines, with 44 percent of respondents involved in volunteer work, the report found. "The Philippines is ranked fifth globally for its participation in volunteering. The Philippines has a World Giving Index score that exceeds its five-year average," it said.

 

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