Corruption-Ending SMS, I like that

On receiving their money in this way for the first time, most Afghan policemen assumed that they had been given a salary increase: in fact they had simply received their full pay for the first time. In some cases they received pay ‘rises’ of more than a third, preventing defections to the Taliban who were previously able to pay higher ‘salaries’.

via M-Paisa: Ending Afghan Corruption, one Text at a Time.

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