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Corporate charity: sense of guilt or what?

  There is something sure sinister about the corporate charity. ‘Give away a few millions out of the billions earned unscrupulously’ is the common refrain. Why do the corporations and the corporate bosses value charity so dearly? It’s a question deeply rooted in psychology than economics. Some may say that charities are tax deductible and therefore offer a way to the giver to attract public attention for a small price. …

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Private donations under charities amounted to around Rs400 billion annually

  Punjab government set to launch different schemes to provide conditional / unconditional cash subsidy to destitute and poor people While fasting is the hallmark of the holy month of Ramazan, the month long Muslim observance that begins with first Ramazan is also grounded in a heightened awareness of charity. Ramazan is a month of blessings and people become more spiritually aware in this holy month and are more likely …

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Pakistan among highest charity giving nations

  Muslims give more money to charity than people of other religions. More than three in 10 Muslims, Catholics and Jews donated money during 2012, ICM Research found. Followers of Islam gave an average of $567 compared to Jewish givers who donated around $412; according to the survey of just over 4,000 people in the UK Christians gave considerably less. Protestants donated an average of $308, while Roman Catholics gave …

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