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India bags 14th spot in World Giving Index; 61% Indians helped strangers in 2020 Covid pandemic

Indians have helped a stranger during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic year. Last year, 36% of Indians donated money, 34% volunteered for social causes in the country.

Communities around the world mobilised to help fellow citizens during the pandemic, resulting in the highest ‘helped a stranger’ figures since 2009. More than half (55%) of the world’s adults – or 3 billion people - reported helping someone they didn’t know in 2020, according to the survey.

Besides, more people donated money in 2020 than had done so in the last five years (31%). Levels of volunteering in 2020 are broadly unchanged at the global level, it added.

Globally, developed countries like the USA, Canada, Ireland, the UK, and the Netherlands fell out of the highest

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